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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Applescript Google Search results [duplicate]

Does anybody have an idea on how i could start a script that extracts google's quick answers to applescript. Like when you google the time in a certain place google will give you a direct answer in a ...
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MS Word: Find/Replace multiple doc's at once

I have about 50 document's in which I need to replace certain word's. Is there a way I can do this at once, not opening one by one. Also it would be very useful if I can use search option. Thank's
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How to quickly search for a specific MSKB article on microsoft.com? [migrated]

Searching for a MSKB article on https://support.microsoft.com/search no longer seems to work. For example, searching for KB980869 or just 980869 both result in an "Oops!" page that links back to the ...
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google exact search when a search phrase contains minus (-) [migrated]

The Google search engine explains that When you put a word or phrase in quotes, the results will only include pages with the same words in the same order as what's inside the quotes. Note: Only ...
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Partial formatting in Microsoft Word find and replace

I want to use Word's "Advanced Find and Replace" tool to find this string: See, e.g., And replace it with this: See, e.g., The difference between the two strings is that the second comma ...
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How search for “.cricket” in Outlook 2010?

I get a lot of spam from the ".cricket" domain. I want to look more closely at these messages, so I want to find all the messages with an address containing ".cricket". If I search for ".cricket", ...
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How to search on-page with Internet Explorer in Windows 8 on a touch device?

I neither have an external keyboard nor is the virtual keyboard available in the browser. As well, if I try to use the charms bar and choose "Search" in Internet Explorer, a new Bing tab is opened ...
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Save a google search results page

I am making a list of useful links I'm using google advanced search to find them, searching on only the domain "microsoft.com", however I have noticed that if I search again a few days after, the ...
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Why can't I search a certain PDF in Mac OS X, but I can in Windows using Adobe Reader?

I have the PDF "GNU Image Manipulation Program: User Manual" downloaded to both my Windows PC, and my iMac OS X v.10.9.5. The search function works perfectly in my PC, using Adobe Reader, but it ...
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Restricting outlook search to a specific TO list

Is it possible to restrict search in outlook to only a specific TO list? Example: When I type in the search criteria TO:(Bob AND Jean) it finds all emails where both Bob and Jean are in the TO ...
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All search engines replaced with Yahoo as well as home page

While installing GOM player it occurred to my girlfriend to have all their search engines in deleted, replaced with Yahoo only. As well, the home page was replaced with Yahoo. The homepage is ...
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Search Google for query that starts with a search keyword

I have a lot of extra search engines in Google Chrome, all but one of which were automatically added by Chrome when I used the search form on various websites. For example, typing "youtube" in the ...
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Make short key for searching filter in Excel 2010

Can one help me to make a short key for the following procedure in Excel 2010 (ALT+DownArrow then E) . this used to go directly to search box in filter excel like shown in photo and if some know ...
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Persistent search result tabs in Thunderbird?

How can I make search result tabs in Thunderbird persistent between sessions? For example: I make a search in Thunderbird and get the search results in a new tab. However, after a restart of ...
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Outlook 2013 search indexing set schedule

I have been routinely experiencing the search warning: "Search results might be incomplete because items are being indexed". Why is it that the search indexer can't just run at night, on a specific ...
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Re-using recent outlook search

Is it possible to save/use recent outlook search item? I do not want to create search folders. Rather I want to use recent search strings. for example if I recently used the search string in the ...
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Can't launch Word with .doc file found via Windows-8 Search

Asking for a friend... Windows-8 box. If we search for a known .docx file, file it, and launch it, Word comes up with the file, but if we search for an extant .doc file, word "rejects" the file and ...
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ls linux command: how to filter files in other directories

I know what ls folder/ and ls *abc* do in linux. I want to filter out some files in a specific folder. I tried this: ls folder/ *abc but it does not return correct values. Any idea? Thanks
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Remove duplicate entries using bash, awk or sed

How can i search for duplicate data using batch? Goal is to remove duplicate "Changelist: XXXXX" entry from data.txt file. I'm kind of stuck, can somebody help me? Please take a look at output.txt ...
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Search hard drive for all media files of a specific bitrate?

Is it possible to search my hard drive for all MP3's of a 320 bitrate? I am using Windows 7 Professional 64 bit.
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How to search fulltext within Outlook XP attachments (pdf files) in Windows XP?

I need to do a full text search on the email database of Outlook XP on a PC with Windows XP SP3 which also searches within attached files like PDF files. Using Windows search did not find anything ...
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Outlook 2010 (32-bit) Insert File dialog search feature does not work

While trying to attach files to a new email using the Insert File dialog (in Microsoft Outlook 2010), the dialog's search textbox does not seem to work. It simply fails to display any search results; ...
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search and replace string using batch or perl script

How can i search for "//packages/thirdparty/release/main.txt #10" and replace #10 with #15(set VARIABLE="#15") using batch commands and also ignoring spaces. #10 can be anything, lets assume #XXX. ...
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Does anyone know how to search a phrase in OneNote?

In OneNote 365, the search for a phrase, although identified in quotes, still produces results to each component word which is thereby useless when the phrase contains common words like a, an, the, ...
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Is there any way to save a search in Xcode or OS X?

I want to improve my workflow by having a saved search that I can either simply open, or would automatically update. For my current particular use (may change in the future), it would search the ...
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Is there a command line or scripting interface for KDE Baloo's file tagging?

KDE's Baloo allows to tag files by adding an extended file system attribute on the file system level (where supported), while keeping a separate index of all the tagged files. Searching within ...
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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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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 ...