I have a lot of PDFs and some of them contain my notes and annotations. How can I single out the annotated files without opening them all, one by one? [more inside]
Espionage/Police Procedural Filter: how do the police, or CIA, or FBI, MI5, MI6, private eyes, or whoever do their job in a world of encryption, cloud storage, and teeny tiny little storage devices? [more inside]
help me search my HD for about 600 files all at once. [more inside]
Can I search my Mac by relative creation/modified date? [more inside]
Is there a smart way of indexing/cataloging my offline media? This has been partially asked before (I can't work out how to establish a link in here) - but the links that were in the post (diskbase), were mostly dead (and I didn't like 'Cathy' much). There is of course more inside. [more inside]
Windows XP search improvement: suggestions for how to use the built-in search more efficiently, or for search programs to replace it
I need a search tool replacement for the built-in windows XP search, or suggestions for it. I have a lot of files on different drives in different directories (C:\AA F:\BB ...) and I when I want to find a specific file that I know is in one of those directories, I have to select and search each directory one at a time. (searching all folders on all drives would take too long.) Anyway to make this quicker?