Wednesday, 22 August 2012

How To Make the Mac OS X Finder Suck Less - How-To Geek

this irked me for the longest time I actually never bothered to change it till now cos I used cmdline 
find . -iname *.list 
in the end to save the trouble .. 

Search the Current Folder

As far back as Tiger, when you searched for something with the search bar in a Finder window, it would default to searching your entire computer. With Snow Leopard, Apple finally added the option to change the default to searching in the folder you're currently in.

To change it, go to Finder -> Preferences and then to the "Advanced" tab. Then, on the drop-down menu for "When performing a search:" select "Search the Current Folder":

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