Find lost files and folder with Spotlight

I find myself often forgetting where I put files on my system. When this happens I generally spend a few minutes hunting around my system trying to recall exactly what folder I put my files in. I don’t do this any longer because of a discover I made which is going to change the way you use your Mac.

Mac OSX includes a great built-in search engine called Spotlight which help you use your computer more efficiently. With it, you will no longer be stuck trying to remember where you saved that document, what website address had that recipe you liked and what the name of that MP3 file was.

This introductory video outlines the overall features of Spotlight

About Joe Cotellese

Joe is the founder of Learning OS X. He's often spending way too much time playing with new Mac software in order to improve his ability at "Getting Things Done."

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