The Line Contains box interprets self.x as three tokens: self . and x
"self.x" OR "other.y"
Default Advanced Search symbols are double quote " minus sign - and asterisk * for phrase search, exclude operator and wildcard respectively
We recommending changing these in app preferences, to symbols that are found less commonly in code.
We use ` (backtick) ≠ (not-equals sign) and • (bullet)
If you tick the Order box, lines with excluded terms will only be excluded if the terms occur in the specified order.
So you can find python print statements that haven't been commented out with this search
E.g. this Path Contains pattern will search only files called README
By default Pop speeds up searches using Spotlight.
Spotlight doesn't index every file, but for most code searches it works very well.
If you want to find files that Spotlight hasn't indexed, you can search by walking the filesystem instead. To do this, turn the 'Use Spotlight' option off in the Search menu. You'll probably also want to change the Search In folder to something appropriate to limit the number of files searched.
In general Spotlight doesn't index:
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