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Component: MetaDataQuery

Spotlight search for files for macOS and iOS.

Find files & folders on the computer based on metadata properties, content or file names.

Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
8.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ 86%, on macOS ✅ 95%

Item Details Server
MetaDataQuery.AttributesForFile
Queries properties for a file.
Mac only
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.Close
Frees the metadata query.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.Create
Creates a new metadata search object.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.GetEvaluate
Queries expression to be run when shell is done.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.GetScriptFileName
Queries filename of script to call in when shell is done.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ❌ Server
MetaDataQuery.GetScriptName
Queries name of script to call when shell is done.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ❌ Server
MetaDataQuery.IsGathering
Query whether gathering.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.IsStarted
Query whether search is started.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.IsStopped
Query whether search is stopped.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.PathAtIndex
Queries path of an item in results.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.Paths
Queries file paths.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.QueryString
Queries the query string.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.ResultAtIndex
Queries an item from result as JSON.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.ResultCount
Queries number of found items.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.Results
Queries results.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.SearchScopes
Queries the search scopes.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.SetEvaluate
Sets expression to be run when initial gathering is done.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.SetQueryString
Sets the predicate to search.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.SetScript
Sets which script to call when initial gathering is done.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ❌ Server
MetaDataQuery.SetSearchScopes
Sets the search scopes.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.StartQuery
Attempts to start the query.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server
MetaDataQuery.StopQuery
Stops the receiver’s current query from gathering any further results.
Mac/iOS
8.0
  ✅ Server

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