Increase or Decrease Font Sizes in HoudahSpot

When searching for files, you sometimes want to zoom in (= increase font size) to see the details. In other cases, you want to zoom out (= decrease font size) to get the big picture.

HoudahSpot allows you to adjust the font sizes of

  • the Results pane (in list view mode)
  • the Text Preview in either the Details pane or in a separate window (Window > Text Preview).

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See the Total Size of a Folder

The HoudahSpot File Info window shows information about the currently selected search result. For folders, this includes the total size of all items contained within.

It is quite easy to use HoudahSpot to inspect other files or folders. Simply drag a file or a folder from Finder, from HoudahSpot, or any other application onto the File Info window.

You can use this technique to see the total size of a parent folder of a file you have found using HoudahSpot. Continue reading See the Total Size of a Folder

Keeping Geotags When Dragging Images From Apple Photos

If you’re dragging geotagged images from Apple’s Photos application, there’s a setting you need to enable if you wish to share your photos’ locations. Otherwise, your pictures’ geoinformation will be stripped from the files. Continue reading Keeping Geotags When Dragging Images From Apple Photos