Author Topic: Photo Mechanic 6.0, build 4484 (5fe7e4b) Spotlight search ⌥⌘F not working  (Read 682 times)

Offline GLS

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Hello,
I am overwhelmingly happy to see the spotlight search in PM6, however, while using the “Search my Mac” field above the Favorites I can find corresponding files, using the Search panel ⌥⌘F with exactly the same search terms does not return any file.
As I am still using PM 5 as my main photo management tool, I can confirm that in Photo Mechanic Version 5.0, build 19749 (20d085a) the searches produce the same results.

Could please correct the bug?
Thank you in advance,

GLOS

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I am overwhelmingly happy to see the spotlight search in PM6, however, while using the “Search my Mac” field above the Favorites I can find corresponding files, using the Search panel ⌥⌘F with exactly the same search terms does not return any file.
As I am still using PM 5 as my main photo management tool, I can confirm that in Photo Mechanic Version 5.0, build 19749 (20d085a) the searches produce the same results.

Could please correct the bug?

Sure, if I can reproduce it.  Please post a screenshot showing your query.  Use the 'Attachments and other options' link when you're composing your reply to this message and there you'll be able to upload your JPEG format screenshot.

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Spotlight search works for for me fine in PM6.  If I use ⌥⌘F , and I choose "Caption" "Contains" "any" and a search term, I get no results. If I use "exact", in place of "any", I get same result as the "Search my Mac" bar. Maybe that has something to do with what you see?

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Hello,
For this example I am looking for a JPG that has following Description/Caption: "Geneva Skyline bitmap"

in PM6:
When searching with Search my mac I find what I am looking (see 1-search my Mac)
With spotlight search ⌥⌘F it doesn't work, and I've tried all possible combinations, here I am showing Caption/contains/exact as done by Bob - see 2-Spotlight search
And I get no results - see 3-Spotlight search results.

in PM5:
With spotlight search ⌥⌘F all permutations of Caption / (Contains|Begins with|Ends with|Is) / (Exact|Any|All) get the file.



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And also limiting the spotlight search ⌥⌘F to "Skiline" (Caption / contains / any) does not return any file

Thank you!

GLS

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Can you post your Geneva.JPG file or otherwise provide it to me, please?

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Sent directly to you.
Kindest regards,

GLS