Open Containing Folder When Searching in Spotlight on Mac

You see it but you can't drag the file to a thumb drive. Frustrating huh? 😤

Simple! Just hold down the Command key when you click on the Spotlight search result you’re looking for and Spotlight will automatically open the containing folder with the file you searched for selected.

Hold down the Command key and hit the Return key, this will open the selected items parent directory (the containing folder of whatever the file or item is). 😎



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