Some files opened from that folder and below do show up. It is the
project folder itself that cannot be retrieved through the file lens. In
some cases, there is a need to organize related files in folders. Easy
access to the folder would then be a benefit. The "Files & Folders" lens
could be very useful to easily retrieve  folder just by typing part of
the name. Working on different project, it is not always practical to
remember the exact name of a document (e.g. meeting reports), so one
wants to see the folder.

Another issue with how things currently work. There is a subfolder with
pictures. Once you've been looking at the pictures, the search term for
the folder causes the lens to be flooded with these pictures. Retrieval
of e.g. word processing documents using the folder name as search term
then becomes very cumbersome.

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  not all files show up in files-place

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  Fix Released

Bug description:
  The Unity interface, with its files-place feature for user access to
  files/documents etc. is really great.

  However there is a problem since the search feature relies wholly on
  zeitgeist (AFAIK), in the zeitgeist is not tracking everything.

  E.g. in openoffice, I create a new file (or open an existing one) from
  within openoffice itself. This file does not show up, presumably
  because openoffice does not (yet) push its activity to zeitgeist.

  I guess any number of other programs could suffer the same problem.

  For the average user, this is surely going to be confusing. They will
  create documents via legitimate means ('New ...' buttons in their
  applications), and then expect to be able to search for them in the
  Unity files-place interface.

  To avoid this confusion I would guess there really needs to be a
  filesystem watcher on the home dir (or key folders within it) so that
  zeitgeist is aware of activity caused by non-zeitgeist-aware

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