Greetings, I was told to create a new thread when I tried to quote post 4322201 because the thread located at
is too old to bump.
So, I am creating a new thread.
Here is my response to the quote:
Originally Posted by P
Go to the Spotlight settings (in System Preferences) and add the folder that file is in to the privacy settings. Close System Preferences, reopen it, and remove the folder again. That triggers a manual reindex.
I just tried that on 10.2.3, and it didn't work.
Here is the weird thing. I did a search for part of the text in the text document that I was trying to find. Spotlight initially found it. So, I opened it, saved some changes, and closed the document. When I wanted to find it again an hour later, Spotlight DID NOT locate it, even when I re-opened the document right there on the screen.
Before I opened it, Spotlight found it.
After I opened and added text to it, Spotlight could not find it even with the SAME previous search terms.
Update: Wait 30 minutes and try again. Spotlight finds it.
What's going on?