In Tembo, you can select which folder or volume to search by clicking its name in the main sidebar. Continue reading Search Across Multiple Folders in Tembo
Within HoudahSpot and Tembo, you can open files directly from the search results list. Just double click or select “Open” from the context menu, and the file selected will open in the default application for its file type.
In OS X, you can change the default application for a certain file type by following these steps: Continue reading Change Default Application for File Type
Tembo implements a custom URL scheme. Use this to start searches from third party tools like Alfred, Butler, or LaunchBar.
Tembo 2.0 search URLs have the following format:
Such URLs can be invoked by any application, browser, launcher, script, etc. In this article we will look at setting up a custom search in Alfred.
On Mac OS X it is easy to set custom keyboard shortcuts for just about any menu item. Still this great feature is often overlooked.
- Don’t like one of the default keyboard shortcuts in HoudahSpot?
- Find yourself using the same HoudahGeo menu item over and over again?
- Do you want to switch the Mail.app From: account without having to reach for the mouse?
Learn how to set up custom keyboard shortcuts for menu items in any Mac OS X application.
Tembo helps you sort through search results by providing context-sensitive filters. The drill-down views for different groups show different filters. Most filters provide a list of values found in the current search results. Select a value to see only results matching that value.
E.g. the filter sidebar for the Documents group list file types. The PDF Documents group can be filtered by author. Images can be filtered by resolution and file type. Etc.
This post applies to Tembo 1.x. Please refer to the newer blog post for the updated URL scheme used by Tembo 2.
Tembo implements a custom URL scheme. This can be used with LaunchBar search templates to quickly start Tembo searches from within LaunchBar.
Tembo search URLs have the following format:
Such URLs can be invoked by any application, launcher, script, etc. In this article we will look at setting up a search template in LaunchBar.
Tembo includes a couple of hidden features and settings. Read on for instructions to enable or configure these features.
- Default search scope
- List mounted volumes
- Maximum result count
- Sort by date added
- Grouped results: Date and time values
- Show results with no value for the sort attribute
These settings are intentionally hidden.
If things go wrong, you may need to trash your Tembo preferences file.