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Is it at all possible to submit any form of a regex to google web search? Even a wildcard character would be interesting tool. Or is it literal strings and options only?

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Google supports wildcards, actually!

No regular expressions, unfortunately, I doubt even google have the server capacity to perform regex searches on their databases. The wildcard (*) is a fairly powerful tool regardless.

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Good answer, I figured they wouldn't be capable of handling regex. But the wildcard is good news. –  Zombies Jan 28 '10 at 20:05

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