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[georgexsh@bogon /Applications]$ stat Logitech\ Presentation
16777220 8637326361 -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 0 1004 "Jun  9 00:59:10 2019" "Jun  8 15:57:38 2019" "Jun  8 15:57:38 2019" "Jun  8 15:57:38 2019" 4096 8 0 Logitech Presentation

[georgexsh@bogon /Applications]$ file Logitech\ Presentation
Logitech Presentation: MacOS Alias file

"Logitech Presentation" under `/Applications` is an alias to `/Library/Application Support/Logitech.localized/Logitech Presentation.localized/Logitech Presentation.app`, alfred 4 can not find it.

only if I turn on "search all file types".

Edited by georgexsh
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/Applications/Logitech Presentation

Internal File Metadata
======================

 Display Name: Logitech Presentation
    Alt Names: 
    File Type: com.apple.alias-file
     Comments: 
     Keywords: 
    Last Used: 

Raw mdls File Metadata
======================

kMDItemContentCreationDate         = 2019-06-08 07:57:38 +0000
kMDItemContentCreationDate_Ranking = 2019-06-08 00:00:00 +0000
kMDItemContentModificationDate     = 2019-06-08 07:57:38 +0000
kMDItemContentType                 = "com.apple.alias-file"
kMDItemContentTypeTree             = (
    "public.item",
    "com.apple.alias-file",
    "public.data",
    "com.apple.resolvable"
)
kMDItemDateAdded                   = 2019-06-08 07:57:38 +0000
kMDItemDateAdded_Ranking           = 2019-06-08 00:00:00 +0000
kMDItemDisplayName                 = "Logitech Presentation"
kMDItemFSContentChangeDate         = 2019-06-08 07:57:38 +0000
kMDItemFSCreationDate              = 2019-06-08 07:57:38 +0000
kMDItemFSCreatorCode               = "MACS"
kMDItemFSFinderFlags               = -32768
kMDItemFSHasCustomIcon             = (null)
kMDItemFSInvisible                 = 0
kMDItemFSIsExtensionHidden         = 0
kMDItemFSIsStationery              = (null)
kMDItemFSLabel                     = 0
kMDItemFSName                      = "Logitech Presentation"
kMDItemFSNodeCount                 = (null)
kMDItemFSOwnerGroupID              = 0
kMDItemFSOwnerUserID               = 0
kMDItemFSSize                      = 1004
kMDItemFSTypeCode                  = "fapa"
kMDItemInterestingDate_Ranking     = 2019-06-08 00:00:00 +0000
kMDItemKind                        = "替身"
kMDItemLogicalSize                 = 1004
kMDItemPhysicalSize                = 4096

metadata tool output

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