Search refers to the ability of finding any number of items of information with specified properties among a collection of items sharing the same type of properties.

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Do firefox “Keyword Shortcuts” still exist?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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Recent emails don't show up in Outlook Web App

When I use the Outlook Web App I'll try and search for an email that is no more than a week old which I can see if I scroll down in my inbox, but If I try and search for that email it won't come up. ...
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How to speed up the “Agent Ransack” main functionality

This question is related with similar problem, in other search type app. (http://superuser.com/questions/830525/how-to-speed-up-the-search-everything-main-functionality) The "Agent Ransack" is a very ...
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Match-Search function in Excel?

So I've got 2 columns. Column "Mess" has gazillions of random numbers x digits long. Column "Check" has specific sorted numbers. Now I make a 3rd column called "boolean". I want a function to check ...
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Searching across multiple documents for common words

I have the lyrics to a song. (.txt) I also have lyrics to 50 other songs. I'm looking for a way to analyse/search those 50 song lyrics with the lyrics to the first song, and find which one of the ...
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Replace multiple strings in multiple files

I think the title speaks for itself. How can I replace multiple strings in multiple files? For example, I have the following strings: home.php, blog.php, forums.php, contact.php, etc. And I want ...
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Searching for the same string after changing tabs

I am using Mozilla Firefox 32.0. In most cases when I search for a specific string on a page and do not get any satisfying matches I switch to another open tab and search for the same string there. I ...
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How to exclude outlook 2010 emails from windows-8 desktop search?

Like many power users, I have tens of thousands of emails in several imap accounts in outlook. When you search from the desktop in windows 8 (ok, I'm using the classic start menu, but there are other ...
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Youtube URL autocorrecting to “youtube.com___” in search bar

In the search bar in Chrome, when I start to type youtube, it will automatically give me youtube.com___ first. The first suggestion will be "youtube.com___/", and then "youtube.com__/", then ...
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Outlook search works only for “All mailboxes”

Have a weird problem with an outlook account (Office 365). Searching stopper working yesterday and today I did a scanpst and fixed two mailboxes (pst). Search works, but only if I choose "All ...
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How to ignore extra spaces in LDAP filter

My filter looks something like this &(extensionAttribute2=123456) I can foresee instances where the values might have spaces at the beginning or end of the string and I don't want to exclude ...
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Finding files matching certain criteria

I'm cleaning out an old external hard drive and want to be able to find files matching certain conditions. How do I exclude files containing certain strings in there names? I've tried using !~ but it ...
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Get search results using IP

What I want to do is give a search engine my IP and ask it to return all the searches I've ever made with my IP. From what I understand, search engines store all data of its users. Is this possible? ...
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Firefox modifying google searchplugin to not country redirect

I'm trying to modify the google.xml file in the browser/searchplugins folder in a way that it won't country redirect anymore. For example, to always reach the german google site, I have changed the ...
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Restore previous Vim search term?

Is it possible to save/restore Vim search terms in a map? For instance, I have the following in my .vimrc: map ,/ :s/^/\/\//<CR> If I have turned on highlighting (:set hls) previously in the ...
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How to be able to resolve multiple domains using /etc/resolv.conf on Linux?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to ping the following systems: system0.oldcompany.com system1.fing.oldcompany.com system2.newcompany.com system3.thing.newcompany.com My resolv.conf search ...
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Windows Search does not index SSMS SQL files in Dropbox

Running Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit), the Windows Search fails to find SSMS SQL files saved to a default location that ends up in Dropbox. Some details: My Documents live under a dropbox-controller ...
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Libre Office Calc - how to suppress search results window when performing a macro search?

I work with a macro that finds and replaces certain characters in a spreadsheet. I use this macro a lot and I don't need the "search results" window to pop up after every search since I am not ...
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Sublime text camel humps search

How can I perform "Camel's Hump" search like IDEA (or ReSharper) in sublime text? I mean typing "MLC" and getting suggested to go to MyLittleClass file.
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How to force Lync 2013 to lookup within local Contact List first and then perform a remote search?

In MS Lync 2013, everytime I type a name in ("Find Someone") textfield, Lync will bring results by querying server only, why? if that name is already added in my Contacts/Favorites List locally, it ...
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Search engines are gone from firefox

Suddenly after installing and uninstalling some toolbars, search engines are gone from firefox. If I go to manage search engines I see nothing. If I click Get more search engines I got nothing. The ...
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How to configure the search bar over the most visited sites on the “new” page in Firefox?

I'd like to use the search bar over the most visited sites tiles on the "new tab" page in Firefox. But currently, my search requests (e.g. "test") get redirected to Yahoo! and a land on the Yahoo! ...
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How do I search for “R” in software repositories? [closed]

The name of R consist of only on letter, and searching for it does not provide anything useful. How do I efficiently search in package repositories (and on Google, for example) for information ...
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Grep on specific directory structures

What I'm trying to accomplish: Search for the regular expression \b\$\w+ in all .php files that fall under this directory structure: foo/templates/*.php bar/templates/*.php ...
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How to avoid Outlook searching the whole e-mail trail

I often use the Outlook 2010 search, and it's a great tool. However sometimes I have a conversation with many e-mail exchanges (e.g.10-20). Then when I search for a specific text, I get 10-20 ...
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Search mails with attachment that are not signatures

If I use the Quick Select functionality in Thunderbird to show only messages with an attachment, I get also shown all messages that have a PGP signature as attachment. This is totally useless for me, ...
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Remove permanent search suggestion from chrome

I have an entry in chrome that will not go away: When I do a search for a C# programming question, chrome wants to change my search to begin with c/#. If I open a new tab, start typing c# search ...
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Windows Search for Video Codecs

Is it possible to search a folder for all video files using a certain codec? I got a bunch of video files from people, and one of the codecs used by some is giving me problems. So I would like to ...
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Search for images by “has Geotag data”

I have tens of thousands of pictures that I took. Some have Geotag data in their EXIF, some don't. I want to run a search on my computer to find all images that have Geotag data. How can I accomplish ...
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Windows 7 network search enters “sleep mode”

At work we have set up a local network consisting of 10 PCs (1 server + 9 clients) all with Windows 7 so we can have a shared folder where we will store all our working files (mostly Excel, Word). ...
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One Windows 7 Machine will not search mapped network drive

I have a Windows 2008 domain with Windows 7 Pro desktops. On the first Windows 7 computer in Windows Explorer I can click on a mapped network drive, type in some text into the search box in the top ...
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Google Chrome is adding a slash to my searches

In google chrome (version 39.0.2138.3) when I enter a special text in the omnibar at the top it always suggests to add a '/' symbol. . Now I cannot press enter to search as I usually would because ...
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How do I liberate my mails from Lotus Notes for a better mail searching?

in my work environment i'm forced to use the mail programm Lotus Notes from IBM. This old Lady is very slow and has its quirks. For example the search for specific emails is really bad compared to ...
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Search on any at Recipients at IBM Lotus Noted Emails

I am using IBM Lotus Noted and I need very frequently search on Email recipients but can only search on the first name! Any possibility to make this search is applicable on any whether in "To" or ...
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web scraping import to local website

I'm looking for a way to search for a specific product on a website and extract data from it, but without going directly to this website, like from a local website that queries information and ...
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c# defaults to c/# in Chrome

Whenever I enter a search starting with c# in my browser bar at the top of chrome (which is very often), after I press enter, it changes to c/#. I have no idea why. It did not use to do this. It ...
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Whats the difference between windows search vs metro search

whats the basic difference between windows metro search and normal windows search at my computer,while i searched the files with respective to other drive locations its not visible in search items Is ...
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Best way to search for a string (text) in >10 large CSV files (250mb each)

I am wondering what's the best way or tool to search for a specific text or string in more than 10 large .csv files. Each file is 250mb in size. My idea was to write a powershell script, since I ...
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How do I search Outlook messages for colons, spaces or parentheses?

I have a few hundred messages that are all mostly identical. Each message has one of the following strings in the message body. foo:1 (bar) foo:2 (bar) I would like to find all messages with the ...
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Make Chrome prioritize history results over search suggestions in omnibox

On multiple occassions yesterday, I visited a website that had a word startlocal in it's title. Today, when I entered startlocal in the omnibox, I expected that website as a suggestion. Instead, I got ...
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Replacing part of a path name with search variable?

I'm not sure if I have used the right expression in the question, but the context totally slips my mind. I am trying to write a script to go to a student folder, depending on who is logged in, but I ...
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Making Windows Explorer to Search WebDAV Server using DASL

I am trying to setup search in a WebDAV repository in IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 R2. I successfully configured WebDAV in IIS and enabled my repository indexing as described in Searching WebDAV ...
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I am trying to create a configuration file for Squidguard to rewrite Google search requests to append safe search

I am trying to configure a squidguard proxy server to rewrite search requests for Google to append the safe search tag (&safesearch...) at the end of the url. I have an SSL decryption module for ...
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Search for emails that begin a conversation in Outlook?

I would like to search for emails that: Arrived in a certain time frame. Were sent by a particular person. Started a conversation (e.g. were not replies). The first two are easy enough to achieve ...
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Win+F search doesn't work after Start Menu option change

In the "Customize Start Menu" in Windows 7, when I choose "don't search" under "Search other files and libraries" I would not expect this to affect anything but the start menu... but after this ...
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How to search and extract part of string in batch script?

I am pretty new to windows batch scripting and am having trouble to search and extract a portion of a string from a text file and display it out. Some samples data are shown below. The keyword for ...
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Application list doesn't spawn when I make a research

If I try to search an application, no list appears on the right side of the screen. I just get a number which indicates how many results I get, and the only thing I can do is hit enter to open launch ...
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How to find text files with a certain phrase (including quotation marks) on mac?

I want to find all text files containing source-code like class="some class". When using the Finder search, it is not working, seems like Finder is looking for "some class". Recommendations to other ...
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Windows 8.1 Search not working

I have files and shortcuts on my desktop, when I use the search feature in 8.1 and type in the name of a shortcut on my desktop, it does not find it. This use to work amazingly well in Windows 7. As ...
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Firefox - single word search

Within Firefox (17.0), if I use CTRL+F to search for the word "time", I only want the search to find "time", not other words that contain "time". For example "datetime". If I add a single or double ...