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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Add Google Custom Search Engine to omnibox

I've created my Google Custom Search Engine here https://www.google.com/cse When I add it to omnibox with rightclick and try to use it I receive: It's not unexpectable because search url in that ...
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How to get summary or description of podcast in itunes Search API

I need to search podcasts by term and its result should contain summary of podcast. So, i tried with the following url ...
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Has indexing for Microsoft OneNote files been removed from Windows 8.1 [closed]

It is apparently not possible to have Windows search index items and Microsoft OneNote files. At least that's what I thought Microsoft had stated upon the reduction in Windows 8/8.1. Has anybody been ...
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How to make Microsoft Windows 7 Search display the actual Folder Location instead of some cryptic path?

I am very dissatisfied with the search offered by Windows 7 Explorer. Let me first explain what happens, and what I expect: I have a folder c:\test. When I use explorer-search and search for test, ...
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Search by Image ? more advanced properties?

I am wondering if anyone might now how to add more qualities to the Search by Image utility.. i.e. such as * Within a Domain ( primarily ) Thank you so so much!!! Johanna! ...
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NotePad++ Get words with REGEX Pattern of Delimiters

I am currently using this REGEX to get whole words with a prefix of PRE_ \b(PRE_)\S* This works fine for most cases, but I would like to handle cases when a special character is part of the word, ...
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How to split long Google searches and combine them later?

I have a list of keywords, which change regularly. I would like to search Google for new occurrences of pairs of these keywords. keyword1, keyword2 keyword1, keyword3 I can construct a query ...
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Windows search alternative (to search inside Word documents) [closed]

I have a large collection of word files (about 100,000) which I use for work. Naturally, I need to search for files with specific content and these search tend to be rather complex, e.g. often need to ...
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Why does Windows 8 application search no longer match substrings?

When I first installed Windows 8, I could start an app by hitting the Windows key once to bring up the Start screen, and then typing a substring of the app's name. At some point since then, the ...
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Windows search can't find .lvm-files? (files created by Native Instruments' LabView)

I have gotten several files for several kinds of measurements. They were generated by some ADC (specific type does not matter) and the necessary software Labview, which are both made by Native ...
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Edit file from boot iso Arch Linux

I've messed up a startup script on my Arch Linux machine and I cannot boot into KDE anymore to disable it. Is there a way to delete (or move) that file from where it is so that the script will not ...
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Method to search multiple zip files (jar,war,ear,zip) for a folder

Is there an easy way to search Method to search multiple zip files (jar,war,ear,zip) for a folder? Some of these files may be in a maven like folder structure and not all in 1 folder.
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Windows 8, 8.1, 2012 R2: Search does not work correctly after joining local AD domain

Scenario: I do a fresh install of e.g. Windows 8.1 on a workstation. Then I create a temporary local user on this system -> searching in the start menu for e.g. "programs and features" (German: ...
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How search all pdfs in a folder and get a list of files containing the search entry

Using Adobe Reader, I can do an advanced search and find all the pdfs containing the search entry. However I can't seem to export text of the search results. I can highlight the names of the files ...
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Outlook 2007: how to search (filter) content of a search folder?

I'm using MS Outlook 2007 and I'm often working with search folders which show me a subset of all messages based on certain criteria. I have a search folder which lists all emails which are in my ...
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How to google things within this year? [migrated]

How to search google to search thing within one year? I found that when we want to find some tutorials, they are out-dated and not use more. I want to search thing within one year, e.g. rails
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View most popular keywords used in conjunction with X

I know how to use Google trends to explore the popularity of keywords over time or resolved by the geographical region. I would however also be interested in finding out what other keywords are ...
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Windows 7 Start menu search - tweak refresh delay to be more like spotlight?

When you're typing something in Windows search, it refreshes the entire results with every character you type. It seems to re-order the search results as you type which makes the results move around ...
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How can I get Bing SSL search as the default in Firefox?

How can I get Bing SSL search as the default from the address bar in Firefox? Or for that matter, at all? Firefox doesn't seem to allow editing the actual search URLs. about:config doesn't have them. ...
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Google Chrome like omnibar in Mozilla Firefox

How to make Firefox's awesomebar (addressbar) to work like in Chrome? I mean especially search (words search, not URLs) auto complete from search history. This addon ( ...
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Most efficient way to search a computer

Just a while ago, I was doing a search of my whole computer which took days. When I started indexing files using the inbuilt software,my write speed drop a lot. Is there any way to index files ...
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Creating an Excel Search Box which Unhides a Row

I've never done VBA before and I'm pretty sure that's the only way to achieve what I need. I have a master password list which I don't want people to see when they are looking at my computer. ...
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Outlook 2013 greyed out customized fields under instant search box

I have few greyed out fields under the Search Box in Outlook 2013. (I had selected from Search Tools > More > Common Properties) why is it greyed out/not working and how to remove them as even the ...
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How to search Excel conditional formatting formula with specific text

Sorry I did try to search but could not find a question similar to what I want. My Question: Is there any easy way I could search all conditional formatting that has formula with specific text? I ...
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Anomalic popup and other ads in Mozilla Firefox after plugin instal

I have some questions about newest Mozilla Firefox: Recently I installed the newest Mozilla Firefox, where the default search engine was Google. One day I realized that the search engine is Eazel ...
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Is there a way of searching Firefox bookmarks by multiple tags without going into the bookmarks menu?

For bookmarks I know we have two options: Option 1: Bookmarks Menu → drop-down bookmarks menu listing Option 2: Bookmarks Toolbar → one click access to bookmarks Is there some add-on/extension for ...
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I'd like to create a database of pictures. Where to begin? [closed]

I'd like to create a searchable database of images. I'd like something a little expandable, meaning I'd like to define my own fields and be able to search on them, but I'd also like to be able to ...
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How do I fix Outlook 2013 search?

I have had a problem both on my machine and on countless machines I manage. Basically, Search in Outlook 2013 is shockingly bad and just doesn't work. Personally, my standard email setup consists of ...
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How to search comma separated tags in Excel and get results in a column. [duplicate]

I'm trying to tag items in a spreadsheet, and search through them, in a similar way to Nusantara How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet I've followed Excellll's brilliant advice and managed to get ...
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Search for words in description in services(.msc)

I sometimes search for services that have been named poorly and cannot be found with, for example the first letter of the programs name. How do I search for a specific word(s) in the description ...
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Outlook 2013, how to search for messages sent or received on, say, saturdays

I tried "sent:saturday" in the search box, but it didn't show me any results. I have messages sent and received on a saturday.
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Firefox in popup window (no address search bar) ctrl-k navigates to google

In firefox hitting Ctrl+K takes you to the search bar (all fine and good). However in my webmail client (Zimbra) it pops open windows without the address/search bar. Hitting Ctrl+K there (muscle ...
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Recursive search occurs instead of last command when using up arrow.

I'm using an internal product "shell" based on spring shell. When I press the up arrow to get my last command, instead I get (reverse-i-search)`': Retrieving the last command works for all my ...
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disable Chrome omnibox search on space key

My Chrome omnibox toggles the search on both TAB and Space key. this is really annoying. Is there any way I can tell Chrome to search only on TAB?
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Removing Bing from my Google search bar when I open a new tab

Bing has rudely planted its self on my "open new tab" so above Bing my regular Google is there but below is the irritating Bing search bar! I have tried everything I know of to get rid of it and it ...
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How do I use a list of filenames to find a folder on my hard drive, that contains most matches of these filenames?

I need a program that will use a list of file names to find a folder on my hard drive that contains the most of these filenames. Long story short I made a giant map. This map was live and got ...
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How do I configure the Google Chrome / Chromium address bar to perform a search instead of trying to access a file on the local file system?

How do I configure the Google Chrome / Chromium address bar to perform a search instead of trying to access a file on the local file system? I would like to be able to enter a file name in the ...
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How do you search for a phrase on a page in Chrome? (Not a string match)

I'm using Chrome on a Mac, and want to be able to easily search for a phrase on a page, not an exact string match. For instance, on this page: ...
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In Outlook 2010, how do you search all messages sent on weekends?

For a specific period, last 3 months, how do I find all the messages that were sent (or received) on a weekend? Is there a filter for this or does it need some workaround?
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Google “site:” function not working correctly with time constraints against certain databases?

I would like to integrate a Google search in another system, but ran into specific issue with the Google "site:xxx" search, which this question is related to. This question is about understanding ...
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How to remove web shops from search results? [closed]

Whenever you search information about some product you get bombarded by CEO optimized shopping sites and it is hard to get some real information about some product. If it is a really popular product ...
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Search through PDF with word distance?

Is it possible to search in a PDF ( via acrobat reader / foxit) - text with word distance ? For example : I'm looking for the word "static" and I know that another word which is "field" - should ...
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Using vim to delete all lines except those that match an arbitrary set of strings

I use vim to remove all lines except those that match a particular string, e.g. :g!/[string that I want to remain in the editor]/d Works great. But what I really want, and haven't found anywhere, ...
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Adobe Reader X fast find not working?

If I open a lengthy PDF, and search for something it has to look through it and it takes a long while. However, it seems if I do queries like this for over an hour, and come back and open the pdf ...
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Only partial search results returned for Standard users on Windows 8.1

I've recently deployed some new PCs with Windows 8.1 Enterprise. Some users experience a weird problem with Start Screen search in that some Windows programs are not returned in the results. For ...
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Is there a way to search ajax code for multiple words in Chromium?

There are various extensions in the Chrome Web Store that highlight multiple search strings in webpages e. g. Find Many Strings, MultiHighlighter or efTwo. None of them seem to support searching in ...
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VLC 2.x media library search results expand tree view by default?

I started to use the media library in VLC Player (2.1.2). I added my whole MP3-folder (with a structure of subfolders inside, max 3 levels deep), so I now see one collapsed 'root folder' - fine. That ...
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Vim - Using Functions to Search (.vimrc)

I'm have a timing problem with a function that I use to search in Vim. I need the search to be executed immediately, not after the function ends. I'm using "feedkeys" function (eg. ...
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How can I search in the Matlab command window for things named with an underscore?

Matlab 2013a can't seem to search in the command window. Example: I called two functions NLSCN and NLSCN_FAST. But when searching inside the command window, I was able to find the first, and not the ...
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Custom meta search engine (search aggregator, federation) for all my favorite tweets, pinboard bookmarks, google plus posts, etc

I have basically created a curated internet through all my bookmarks on pinboard (previously on delicious); my favorited, retweeted, and personal tweets on twitter; my posts on google plus and ...