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How to search files in FINDER for multiple words


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I tried searching for a term consisting of two words in the files of FINDER.
The search does a good jo with the first word but not with the combination.
How can I do it? Is it at all possible?
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From Desktop, use Cmd-F. Type in the two words you're seeking.
To replicate what you're trying to do, I used Cmd-F and then typed in Classic Answers (a document I have on my desktop). Finder got Classic first and displayed all its findings, and then switched to items with both words. The whole process took about 2 - 3 seconds.

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Wrap it in quotes. For instance, if you wanted to search for My File, put "My File" in the search field.

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Thanks for the advice!
The "" is providing the result I needed, because I was looking for two words following each other.
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