How does the Mac OS X system use Spotlight to search for files and open them?


When a Spotlight file is searched on a Mac, it opens the file directly by returning or clicking. Sometimes it needs to open the folder where the file is located.

1. Click on the Spotlight icon or shortcut key|Command-spaces| OpenSpotlight

2. Enter keywords that need to be searched

3. Press|Control-n| Move to the file you want to view

4. At this time, hold down|Command| Keyboard, press Enter again|Return| It’s not the file that’s opened, it’s the folder where it’s located

Matters needing attention:Mouse can also be used to select files, open files and other operations.

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