Searching by File Type

You use the File Type search options in the Filter HUD to locate images of a specific file type. You can also search for RAW + JPEG pairs, movie and audio file attachments, and images edited with external applications.

To search for files by type
  1. In the Projects & Albums section of the Library inspector, select the item you want to search.

  2. Click the Filter HUD button (with a magnifying glass icon) beside the search field in the Browser (or press Command-F).

  3. In the Filter HUD, choose File Type from the Add Rule pop-up menu, then select the File Type checkbox.

    Figure. Browser Filter HUD showing the File Type search options.
  4. Choose an option from the File Type pop-up menu:

    • To display files of a specific file type: Choose “is,” then choose a file type from the pop-up menu to the right.
    • To display files that are not of a specific file type: Choose “is not,” then choose a file type from the pop-up menu to the right.
  5. Choose Any from the Any/All pop-up menu in the top-left corner of the Filter HUD, if it’s not already chosen.

The images that match the search criteria are displayed in the Browser. To save your search results, see Saving Your Search Results.