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Lawayne 06-20-2011 06:12 PM

Search for files created on a certain date
 
Is there a way you can search for all files created on a certain date?

CrimsonRequiem 06-20-2011 06:18 PM

Type the date in spotlight? The magnifying glass in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

MYmacROX 06-20-2011 06:19 PM

Yes, you can enter the date in the search field in Finder. But you will most likely get a lot more than just files created on that date. Finder will search for files with those numbers in the title too.

Lawayne 06-20-2011 07:15 PM

are you sure?
 
I tried a test and found a doc with a certain date. I then typed "June 9, 2011" in spotlight and it listed other files with other dates but not that one. I have content selected at the top of my search. What format should I type the date in?

MYmacROX 06-20-2011 07:18 PM

I used 5/20/09 and found a music file created on that date. Maybe it's your date format?

Lawayne 06-20-2011 07:18 PM

I found my answer. When I type command F, it brings up more options. One is to select the exact creation date.


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