Contents and File name not matching

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Contents and File name not matching Mon Apr 01, 2024 2:37 pm • by 2ndMile
Hazel is not matching a content or filename on certain file. I have set up other similar rules and they run as expected.

Link to screenshot of rule in Dropbox with contents that should be matching: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/py0u8lhb ... l91ih&dl=0


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Re: Contents and File name not matching Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:32 am • by Mr_Noodle
Can you go through the troubleshooting guide here? https://www.noodlesoft.com/kb/hazel-tro ... ing-guide/
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Re: Contents and File name not matching Tue Apr 02, 2024 9:51 am • by 2ndMile
I apologize. I posted a link to the wrong screen shot. Please see the correct one below.

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/4ibqw129 ... ualnd&dl=0
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Re: Contents and File name not matching Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:36 am • by Mr_Noodle
Does it match if you change it to "contain match"?
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Re: Contents and File name not matching Wed Apr 03, 2024 10:02 am • by 2ndMile
Yes, it does. Thank you.

What is the difference between those two? I search the support docs but I could not find an explaination.

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Re: Contents and File name not matching Thu Apr 04, 2024 8:43 am • by Mr_Noodle
"Contents contain" uses Spotlight under the hood, and as a result can fail for a number of reasons. "contain match" actually directly scans the file so it bypasses any Spotlight issues.
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