Google offers free Spotlight importers for indexing source files for AppleScript, Interface Builder and Xcode projects. If you work (or play!) with AppleScript, Interface Builder or Xcode – then check out the Google Toolbox For Mac Spotlight Importers.
Mac OS X provides native support for the popular ZIP archive format. But have you ever wished Spotlight would search the file names inside your zipped archives? That’s precisely what the free Ziplight Spotlight importer plugin does. Take a look.
If you share your Mac with family members, friends or coworkers, you may have folders, or even an entire hard drive, that you wish to preclude from Spotlight searches. Need a little privacy? Here’s how to prevent Spotlight from searching specific locations.
Do you create a lot of Photoshop images? I do – but many of my Photoshop documents have similar names, making it difficult to search by filename. Spotlight can help by searching inside of Photoshop documents. Here’s how.
Spotlight’s default scope button menu provides only a few of the many predefined search filters available in Mac OS X Leopard. The default choices are Kind, Last opened date, Last modified date, Created date, Name, Contents and Other. If your favorite search attributes aren’t included as default options, you may wish to add them for [...]