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pixeljammer
I've got a directory full of folders with mixed contents. I want to list all the folders which only contain one (visible) file. 

I can't seem to figure out the formula for either HoudahSpot or Finder Smart Folders.

Thanks for the help.
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houdah
You can search by "Number of Items".

HoudahSpot relies on the Spotlight index. This has information on "number of items" in a folder. It does not differentiate between visible and invisible items.

Caveat: I have seen the Spotlight index having an incorrect value for "number of items" (internally: kMDItemFSNodeCount). It appears Spotlight does not immediately update this count. It probably waits until a change other than creating or removing a file is made. Renaming the folder does update the count.
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pixeljammer
Thanks. That's too bad. Item count is important in some types of searches, and if you can't trust it, you can't do bulk operations on the search results.
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