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Re: Multifile search

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  • Subject: [mg91486] Re: Multifile search
  • From: "ihojnicki at gmail.com" <ihojnicki at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2008 01:43:19 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200808210815.EAA07250@smc.vnet.net> <g8lpf0$imr$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Aug 22, 2:22 am, Murray Eisenberg <mur... at math.umass.edu> wrote:
> Do you perhaps refer to the Wolfram Notebook Indexer, which is an
> indexing plug-in for Google Desktop?
>
> This utility has been shipping with Mathematica since at least 6.0 and
> perhaps even since 5.2.  The Mathematica installer offers to install it
> after the main installation of Mathematica itself.  If you didn't
> install it then, you may be able to find it on your installation media.
>
> You can also find the plug-in by browsing to:
>
>    http://desktop.google.com/plugins/c/index/search.html
>
> and then searching for it; however the version there is 1.1 beta,
> whereas the one shipped with Mathematica 6 is version 2.
>
> Steve Gray wrote:
> > I thought I saw an announcement of a search utility that would act
> > like Google Desktop but for Mathematica files. I want to find what file
> > references certain symbols without having to go through hundreds of
> > files. I can't recall where I saw this or even if I already have it.
> > Thanks for any tips.
>
> > Steve Gray
>
> --
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You can install it manually by going to the Preferences dialog, System
tab, and clicking on Install Notebook Indexer.

Or you run the installer manually from here: $TopDirectory\SystemFiles
\Search\$SystemID\setup.exe

Ian


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