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Mac OS 9: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Finding Files

Sherlock enables you to search your internal hard disk or other mounted volumes, including CD-ROM, floppy, and networked disks, for files based on a variety of search criteria:

  • File Names enables you to search for files based on all or part of the file name.

  • Contents enables you to search for files based on any part of the document's contents.

  • Custom criteria enables you to search for files based on any combination of criteria, including file name, contents, and other file attributes.

Tip

I tell you more about file attributes later in this section.

To find files by name

1.
With Sherlock active, choose Find > Find Files (Figure 5), or press to display Sherlock's Files channel (Figure 1).
Figure 5. Use Sherlock's Find menu to select ...

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