Spotlight Search file path location on Mac OS X Mavericks or Yosemite

Posted on : Mon, 3rd Aug 15 07:01 am UTC
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Searching for a file in Mac OS X Spotlight Search and wondering where it is located? Simply press Command Key on your Mac Keyboard on the Spotlight window. You would see file path being displayed at the bottom of the window.

Searched file path displayed in Spotlight search

Searched file path displayed in Spotlight search

Demonstration : Above image you can see that I had searched for grab and to know its path I had pressed Command Key, the location is displayed as Untitled/Applications/Utilities/Grab


If you have used earlier versions of Mac OS X operating systems i.e. Lion, Show Leopard (anything below Mavericks) then you would had noticed that the searched results used to show the path where the search file is located.

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