|Tip 182||Be Ultra-Accurate with Spotlight|
Spotlight is precise in providing files that match your search query, but you can also force it to be even more specific, returning only certain types of files in the results, for example, or only those files with certain characteristics.
Searching for Types of Files
To force Spotlight to search only for a particular type of file that matches your search term, such as images, type kind: and then the type of file you’re looking for. For example, to search only for audio files matching the word bieber, I’d type the following:
To search for documents matching the word report, type the following:
You can see a full list of words that can be used in the following table. ...