Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Member Since
    May 03, 2011
    Question Spotlight search preferences?

    When I use Spotlight to search my Mac (10.6.7), I am annoyed by all of the Mail Messages that show up in the search results. I de-selected Mail in the System Preferences for Spotlight, but they still show up and clog the search results. Any advice?


  2. #2

    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    There must be a least a dozen sites and videos showing how to use Spotlight and filtering out unwanted searches. I just did a Google and went through some of them. I don't know how useful any of them will be to you but I suggest giving it a try.

    Having said the above, I'm not a lover of Spotlight. I use several other small free apps instead.

    "Find Any File" LINK

    "Easy Find" LINK

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Spotlight Preferences Problem
    By PGB1 in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-05-2014, 05:44 PM
  2. Spotlight search in Entourage
    By climbguy in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-12-2006, 06:58 PM
  3. Question on Spotlight Search
    By Back2MacinNYC in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-24-2006, 06:52 PM
  4. search and spotlight
    By MendoOza in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-24-2006, 06:36 AM
  5. Cant open spotlight preferences
    By gnuageux in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-22-2005, 02:14 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts