Find the location of Spotlight searched file

You must have seen that when you search of a file in Mac OS X Spotlight search you do not get the location of the file where it is enclosed, we do not have a right-click options to see where the file is located.

How to find the File Enclosed Location ?

  1. Search for the file you are looking for on Spotlight
  2. Now look if the file is present in the searched result,
  3. If yes then scroll down the searched result and you will see Show all in Finder...
  4. Now you would see these files in Finder, Right Click on the file and Select Show Enclosing Folder to get the location.
Search the file and select Show in Finder.png
Search the file and select Show in Finder.png
Show in Enclosing Folder.png
Show in Enclosing Folder.png

Recent Posts:

Code2care is an initiative to publish and share varied knowledge in programming and technical areas gathered during day-to-day learnings and development activities.

Students and Software Developers can leverage this portal to find solutions to their various queries without re-inventing the wheel by referring to our easy to understand posts. Technical posts might include Learnings, Video Tutorials, Code Snippets, How Tos, Blogs, Articles, etc.