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« on: September 04, 2019, 04:05:15 pm »

How to open items in the enclosing folder directly from a Spotlight search in macOS

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<p>One might think after many years of Spotlight search being in macOS that there would be no new tricks. But a colleague on Twitter asked a reasonable question and many people chimed in with the same query: When viewing a list of results in a Spotlight search in the Finder, how do you jump to see the item in the context of its enclosing folder rather than just opening the file?</p><p>The answer is simple: hold down Command and press the Return key or press Command-R. You can also hold down Command and double-click the item in the results list.</p><figure class="large "><a class="zoom" href="https://images.idgesg.net/images/article/2019/08/mac911-spotlight-keystrokes-100809177-orig.jpg" rel="nofollow"><img src="https://images.idgesg.net/images/article/2019/08/mac911-spotlight-keystrokes-100809177-large.jpg" border="0" alt="mac911 spotlight keystrokes" width="1200" height="768" data-imageid="100809177" data-license="IDG"/>[/url] <small class="credit">IDG</small>
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<p>Spotlight can preview a path and open a file’s enclosing folder with Command key combinations.</p><p class="jumpTag"><a href="/article/3433898/how-to-open-items-in-the-enclosing-folder-directly-from-a-spotlight-search-in-macos.html#jump">To read this article in full, please click here[/url]</p></section></article>

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