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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How to open folders from Total Commander search results one by one in right pane

I do a file search in Total Commander, and then show the search results in my left pane using 'Feed to listbox'. Many of the results are folders. Is there a way to open a folder from the left list in ...
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Mac Word “Find” to NOT wrap-around

Using "Find" on Mac Word (Office 2011) has the search wrap-around, after it finds the last match. (i.e. it goes back to the 1st match in the document) Is there a way to prevent that? (eg, Command ⌘-g ...
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How can I search inside of an exe for the contents?

I'm trying to verify the presence of a couple of files inside the SP3 archive for Office 2007. I can explore the archive using 7-zip but all I'm seeing is a bunch of smaller archive files with generic ...
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Google Chrome only displays URLs of search results--no detailed descriptions any more

So about an hour ago my Google search results in Chrome looked like: Notice the page displayed detailed descriptions of all the search results. Normal. Then I got a scam phone call and Googled the ...
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Software for searching in text files in specified folder with indexing [on hold]

I have ~2 GB of text files in one folder and need to periodically search them for small text strings. Is there any software on Windows which can index them and then quickly search?
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Can reverse-i-search wrap around to beginning?

How can I configure (reverse-)i-search to wrap around to the beginning once the search hits then end of the bash history? I know that I can jump forth and back in the bash history with CTRL+S and ...
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Outlook 2013 not searching in new contacts

When I want to search info at the "Notes" field of Contacts in Outlook 2013 of NEW contacts (I mean contacts of the last days) I got the message of not finding it. When I look for info of previous ...
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Search in build results window - Sublime Text 3

When the Build Results panel is open, I frequently want to search in it. The only solution I've found so far is to copy all contents, open a new tab, paste contents, then do a find. Is there any way ...
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Change Firefox search engine for main search box when new tab is opened

I'm having trouble getting all my searches not to use yahoo.com as my search engine in Firefox. After changing settings in Preferences>Search to Google, Firefox still uses Yahoo when I open a new tab ...
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Prevent TextWrangler for changing search

Every time I switch from TextWrangler to my browser and then do a page search for something (e.g. command-F) whatever I search for in Chrome is automatically plunked into my search box when I switch ...
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Does https work on google search terms? [duplicate]

For example when I type into google, "superuser" and press search, I see the following address on the URL bar. https://www.google.com/search?output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=superuser&btnG= ...
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Search W3Schools with search-URL?

It seems that the domain http://www.w3schools.com/ can be searched only if I go to their website and MANUALLY enter the search term into the search field. Is it possible to search this domain (not ...
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Search multiples file extensions on Windows drive

I am currently going throught the process of moving all my documents to a server. I cut-paste everything I could think. Hence. I want do check my C drive for any files that might still be there and ...
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Multiple search terms and opening multiple files together?

Can anyone think of a way to do multiple file searches for files in a specific folder/sub-folder path, but have the results all kept on a single list? I'd like this so that once the files have been ...
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Is there a way to create my own google search link?

Not sure how to word it but basically I have a custom search that uses options like site: OR etc. Now I use the same thing all the time. The only thing that changes is the search keywords. Is there a ...
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Notepad++ Check line number in search and replace

I am looking at translating guitar tabs into a string of digits! so when I do a search and replace, its wrong... for example Line 1 a 5 is a "A" line 2 a 5 would mean "D" My question is, How can I ...
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Extend search on linked pages

I'm looking for an extension that solves this problem: Given a page, I would like to find which linked pages have a certain property, typically contain a word or some other kind of information. Does ...
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Is there any way to search within all baskets and sub-baskets simultaneously in “BasKet Note Pads”?

I am using "BasKet Note Pads v1.81" in my Ubuntu system instead of Microsoft OneNote. Because I found it most similar note taking software to OneNote, even there is many features that should be added. ...
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Searching for literal characters with Firefox’ find feature

When using Ctrl+f to find the character ’, Firefox also finds ' (and vice versa). This was not the case in older Firefox versions (I don’t know exactly since when this happens). I understand that ...
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How to get an additional search bar in Chrome like Firefox so that I can open multiple tabs from one search

In Firefox, there is a URL section and to the right is another search box that allows me to do a search in a tab, then open a new tab with the same search. Hope that's clear. In Chrome, once I've ...
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Windows explorer search on file extension length

I have a client who was recently victimized by CTBLocker. The ransomware has been removed, and most of the files have been recovered. However, the C: drive is now very full of files created by the ...
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how to list all “reports” subdirectories that contains .jsp files?

I really have no idea how to do this on windows with Widnows Explorer. So I am trying to use Cygwin. Basically, I'd like to list the full path of all subdirectories "reports" that contains .jsp files ...
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Is there anyway to search by google based on ip address? [closed]

As you know in Bing.com we can search all the websites on a specific ip address like this Bing.com ip:127.0.0.1 news in this case the bing, search the news keyword on the all websites that exists ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select the first result of a Regex search in Sublime Text 3

I attempt since 2 days now to config a shortcut to search for regex (regular expression) in the code and only select the first occurrence without automatic replacement. It allow me to navigate easily ...
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How can you set the default search provider in the adressbar for Firefox?

I'm trying to set the default address bar search engine to Duck Duck Go. The expected functionality should work as such: I type something that is not an address in the address bar, the browser opens ...
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How can the Firefox 35 search option for a match to be case sensitive be set to global?

Previously, the setting Match Case for the find facility (Ctrl + F) in Firefox was global - if the setting was changed in one window/tab, it would be the same in all other windows. This changed with ...
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Windows 8.1: file content searching, indexed location, unkown/no file type

I have (text) files without extension located in an indexed location. Is it possible using Windows 8.1 to search in their content? Problems: 1. They have no extension, so I cannot specify their ...
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Windows Command Prompt — find a file that contains “main” in its name and push that file onto an Android device

Is it possible to use Command Prompt to locate a file in the directory that contains the word "main" in its name and then push that file onto an Android device? This is what I have so far - pushd ...
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Windows command prompt--find a folder that contain 2015 in its name

I was wondering if it is possible to use command prompt to manually locate a folder in the directory that contains "2015" in its name and then enter that folder. This is what I got from "for /f ...
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Case insensitive search with accents

How can I tell Vim to search for a certain pattern in a case insensitive way taking into account also characters with accents? For example I would like to have /ü match both the capital U in Über and ...
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Trying to webharvest images of fractals

I am trying to webharvest all of the images from this google images URL for a project: ...
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Exclude file path from Windows 2008 R2 Search

Problem with the Windows Search is returning the item which has the search text on the file path. Ex: I search for "holiday" text on certain folder which has sub folders too. The search result set ...
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Prevent override of default find / search in Chrome

Is there some way to prevent the default find / search (CTRL+F / CMD+F) in Google Chrome from being overridden? I've noticed a few applications such as Atlassian Confluence that overrides find with ...
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Trying to use SEARCH function in Excel

I'm trying to do something on Excel which is a little bit over my head and was wondering if anyone out there can help: I'm trying to search through a table (specifically one column) for several ...
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Notepad++ macro for changing a certain part of a string

I want to define a Notepad++ macro that takes any string that contains "foo", and creates its new versions only changing the foo to "bar1", "bar2" etc. so if my file contains abc_foo_def when I ...
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How do I search a directory for 32-bit PNG files?

I have a large directory of 8-bit PNG files which have been mixed with a few 32-bit PNG files. I want to quickly find the PNG files which are 32-bits. Viewing the properties will show this, but going ...
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How can I convert a djvu to a pdf preserving word searchability?

I have a djvu file in which I can search for specific words. However, If I convert it to pdf (I tried with cutePDF and with the online djvu-pdf tool) the possibility to search for words seems to be ...
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Finding base packages with APT?

This has been bugging me for a while now. If I want to install the xfce desktop environment for example, I can use apt-cache search xfce - but this gives me 500 results, when all im looking for is ...
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Searching within an Excel string

I have a column that contains a (varying amount) set of tags all comma separated. I'd like to convert some of these into a single column so I can separate items by the tags. Sample cells: * ...
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Search for a JPG on my computer by using a smaller JPG?

I have a low resolution image that I know I have the full resolution image stored somewhere on my computer. Is there anyway to search for a JPG on my computer by using a small resolution of an image ...
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Excel column functionality

i was looking for a function in Excel to do the following thing. I have a list with EAN codes (they're all in column A) with every EAN code there is a description of what it is (descriptions are all ...
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Thunderbird Quick Filter suddenly stopped working

I use Thunderbird, the version I currently run is 24.1.0. I used to search for messages containing certain IDs or addresses with the Quick Filter, but since yesterday somehow it stopped working. I ...
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PowerShell: find line but include proceeding and preceding line(s)

This is a conceptual question that I have only briefly thought through my head. I have idea how I might do it but it seems more complicated than I think I will make it out to be. A common need is for ...
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Anything faster than grep? [closed]

I am looking for a tool that will be faster than grep, maybe a multi-threaded grep, or something similar... I have been looking at a bunch of indexers, but I am not sold that I need an index... I ...
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Prevent firefox from converting characters to percentage format in address bar

I sometimes use archive.org to find the contents that are no longer available in their addresses. I've bookmarked the http://web.archive.org/web/*/%s and use a keyword to search faster. (see this) ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...
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Windows search with specific options

For example, i have two files: Textfile1.txt Textfile2.txt where first file is empty, and second contains string file1 Can I create a search query in standard windows explorer to match ...
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Search strings inside various test files with cmd [closed]

I have multiple text files containing thousands of emails for marketing. These files contain also other information than these mails. Is there any way using cmd to select all these files together ...
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How to remove search providers in late 2014 Firefox?

The latest Firefox (now v. 34) has changed the way it administers search providers, so that they can be selected or un-selected, also new ones can be added, but they cannot be removed. That is ...
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How to make CTRL+F ignore accents and diacritics when searching on page in Google Chrome?

When I press Ctrl+F in Google Chrome and type for example patnact I want patnáct and patnact to be highlighted on page. Since few week ago this feature has been disabled. Can I enable it again, if so ...