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22nd March 2006, 05:40 PM
i need a little help with the functionality of spotlight...by pressing the 'i' next to spotlight searches isn't it supposed to display more information about the selected file ? here's a picture of what im talking about...


i press the 'i' and nothing happens, but im certain that it should display more information about the file....

22nd March 2006, 05:52 PM
It should.

Is the HD still scanning?

22nd March 2006, 05:53 PM
nope it isnt scanning, i knew something was up...is there a way to re-index all my files ?

22nd March 2006, 06:20 PM
Place your hard drive under privacy tab where it won't search, close the preferences for it, then reopen it and remove it from the privacy tab. It will then reindex.

22nd March 2006, 07:30 PM
thanks for that tip wheels, but unfortunately it didn't fix my problem :( pressing the 'i' still doesn't do anything :(

25th March 2006, 05:49 AM
I've found that you have to click on the "i" field several times before it responds. Try that and see how it goes. :)