Spotlight Plugin

400,00

Spotlight Plugin is a plugin for the 4th Dimension programming language. It allows your application to query the Spotlight database. This gives you a high performance solution for doing full-text searches on documents on your hard disk. You can then retrieve all the metadata from the found items. It also comes with a Spotlight metadata importer which can be used to index information coming from your 4D application.

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Description

Spotlight Plugin is a plugin for the 4th Dimension programming language. It allows your application to query the Spotlight database. This gives you a high performance solution for doing full-text searches on documents on your hard disk. You can then retrieve all the metadata from the found items. It also comes with a Spotlight metadata importer which can be used to index information coming from your 4D application.

Features

Here is a short list of the available features:

  • Perform synchronous or a-synchronous queries on the Spotlight database.
  • Limit queries to specific folders.
  • Quickly retrieve metadata information from all found items.
  • Retrieve all metadata information for each found item.
  • Open the standard Spotlight window (as used by the Finder) using a custom search string.
  • Index data coming from your 4D application using the 4D metadata importer.
  • Install a callback method that gets called when the user double clicks on a 4D metadata file in the Finder. This can be used for example to display the associated customer record.
  • Works with Mac OS X 10.9 and higher.
  • Supports 32-bit and 64-bit mode.
  • Compatible with 4D v11,12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.

Licensing & Pricing

Spotlight Plugin has a very simple licensing scheme:
€ 400 per developer (unlimited deployment)

Download

Version 2.0 is now available!
Click on the following links to download a demo version of Spotlight Plugin.
Spotlight Plugin for Mac