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Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by NYHorsewoman, Jul 1, 2011.

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    My husband wants to search his bookmarks because he has so many and can search them using Finder on his MAC. Is there a way to do this?
    Also I tried using the search iPad function to find documents that he has in Dropbox on the iPad and they don't come up. The search seems very limited then. Am I doing something wrong?
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    Spotlight search is very limited but should search bookmarks from safari.
    As for Dropbox, it doesn't go that deep.
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    So are you talking about the search when you swipe to the right and it fills the screen?
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    Yes.
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    I tried that and it's not finding bookmarks.
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    Hmm.... Your right. Weird.
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    It is also not searching the Dropbox files....?
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    Like I said, it only goes into the apple apps like mail and calendar. It won't search within other apps.
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    Bummer. Does Finder on a Mac search everything?
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    Idk. I don't have a Mac. :'(

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