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Markus Müller-Simhofer Jan 2
What is the current state of Spotlight on iOS for document based apps? How did you implement it for your own apps? Register every document you find using a metadata query with CoreSpotlight? There are no real recommendations from Apple, or?
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Zsolt Benke Jan 2
Replying to @MuellerSimhofer
I haven’t implemented anything like that for myself, but Spotlight indexes the Files app anyway. What’s the point of building a custom index? ()
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Markus Müller-Simhofer
It doesn’t index the file contents. For this we have a Spotlight Plugin on macOS. There is a Spotlight extension on iOS, but it’s only for shoebox apps.
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Zsolt Benke Jan 2
Replying to @MuellerSimhofer
As user I’ve seen Spotlight implementations for document based apps (usually just using `NSUserActivity`), but the problem is that they usually duplicate results. You get one result from Files and then another one from the app’s index. Also keeping the…
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