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Topic: Multifile search
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Re: Multifile search
Posted: Aug 23, 2008 1:47 AM
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On Aug 22, 2:22 am, Murray Eisenberg <> 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:
> 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


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