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Is it there any twitter client for Mac that can show in growl the result of a search? For instance, in real-time show in growl all results pertaining to the hash tag #Apple.

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Why would you want to fill your screen with Growl notifications you'd have to click away individually or, alternatively, that disappear within seconds? – Daniel Beck May 10 '11 at 17:04
I have my reasons for that. I want to get news about some specific hashtag, which is updated every 2 or 3 hours and I want to forget about checking out constantly the twitter client. Moreover, you can configure growl so that after 2 or 3 seconds notifications vanish, without clicking them – flow May 11 '11 at 15:24
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Do they have to be Growl notifications?

Tweetdeck has to option to add a 'search'-column and let's you set the notification-options for that.

This results in a notification every time a new tweet matches your search parameters (and twitter's streaming feature makes it very fast)

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thanks it looks good! but I honestly need the growl notifications! – flow May 14 '11 at 19:47
ok I think this is the best solution available now, thanks a lot! – flow May 16 '11 at 8:50

You could have a look at Syrinx, a twitter client designed for Leopard (OS X 10.5+).

Here is what it says :

Twitter Search: The ability to search all of Twitter is integrated right into the client. Open a new search window, search for a term and receive a timeline of those search results. Every few minutes Syrinx will search for new results and add them to the search result window. Have as many search windows as you want.

Growl Integration: Use Growl notifications to stay caught up on your tweets without switching applications. Click a Growl notification to book that tweet, or use it to switch to Syrinx.

The application is free (donationware), although it does contain this warning :

I am currently not accepting donations for Syrinx development as it's a very real possibility that Twitter will soon force all non-official clients to cease and desist. As such I can no longer guarantee continued development.

Not having a Mac, I cannot test this application

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