Search for folder

dlorde

Well-Known Member
#1
This seems really simple, and makes me feel pretty stupid, but I want to search for folders with a certain name without getting all the contents of the folders in the search results.

I've tried just entering the folder name, I've tried the 'foldername:' property, I've tried using the 'kind:folders' property, and I've tried using both together in various ways, but I always get hundreds of files & subdirectories displayed.

All I want is a simple list of the folders with the name I'm searching for...

Can anyone suggest how this is done?
 


#2
I just open explorer, navigate to the disk or folder I want to search, and in the search bar at the top enter

Windows kind:folders

I get all folders and subfolders (and a few zip folders) with Windows in their name. If I don't
qualify with kind:folders, I get files in the list.

If you're getting files in the list when qualified with kind:folder, you're doing something wrong.
 


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