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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Search Settings is showing when I'm trying to search in Firefox

When I'm trying to search for something in Firefox, sometimes this page is shown instead: It's surely not the thing that I want, and it's annoying. How can I make Firefox show me the search page ...
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How to create Google Search with “-” in name

I would like to create a Google alert about a name which has this sign "-" in the name such as "matt-to". I tried unsuccessfully "matt-to" in Google Alerts. How can you create a google search which ...
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Im feeling lucky of other search engines [migrated]

So google has the I'm feeling lucky thing: http://www.groovypost.com/howto/howto/firefox-4-im-feeling-lucky-addres-bar/ Duck duck go has their own version its called ducky. You type in ! before ...
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Where are stored search engines in Opera?

So I had a lot of custom/manually added search engines in Opera (29) I upgraded my PC (new CPU,MOBO and RAM) so I couldn't boot Windows so I had to install new Windows but I didn't format partition ...
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How to find the folder where an e-mail is placed?

When I find e-mails using search option in Outlook I am not able to discover in what folder the e-mail are placed. How can I do that? I am using Office 2007 on Windows 7
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How to specify a search query as a whole word, not as a part of a word [migrated]

I'm trying to search, amongst others, for the word 'EAN' in Google Search. However the results I'm getting treat my query as a part of a word, e.g. results with the word 'mean'. My question is: how ...
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slocate - how to search a particular directory

Can anybody tell how I can search a particular path using 'slocate' (locate, mlocate)? It seems that, unlike 'find', slocate does not provide an option for the directory to search in, so at this ...
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List of site owners [closed]

I have the problem as a Sharepoint administrator, that I want to search all sites with a specific owner. How do I do that?
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search for a certain file or items in certain files [duplicate]

I am missing a file. how can I do a search for it on the whole system? default windows search does not return a result. it concerns a .txt file. can I do a search for strings which refer to the ...
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is there a parameter to inhibit IFilter feature on windows 7 search?

This question originates after this one. The two questions are independent even if they share a common problem basis so I'm asking this now hoping somebody can help me with at least one of the two. ...
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How can I change a Windows Search Indexing Options when I get the “you do not have permission to change the settings for this extension” (PDF)?

I have the problem I'm going to describe and hope someone can help me. OK, IMPORTANT INITIAL NOTE: I'm using Windows 7 64bit with SumatraPDF v3 (I uninstalled Adobe Acrobat Reader X) and PDFlib TET ...
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Windows - Search for folders containing “@” in their names

I use a system of folders to track tasks and projects, and my projects are represented by folders whose names start with the "@" character. I'd like a way to populate a list of my projects, that is, ...
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Software that takes an image as input and searches a specified directory for similar images

I'm looking for a program that lets me input an image and then search a directory for visually similar images (much like Google image search, except it compares the image with my the local files in ...
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Find symbol or image on PDF file

I would like to search for specific items on a PDF document such as CO2 with a circle around it. For this one, I was able to just search for CO2, and did not get many false positives. Now, I wish to ...
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Searching emails by date only brings up emails received two weeks ago or more

I just recently upgraded to Outlook 2013 when I refreshed my laptop at work. When I search my Inbox by date with a name of a coworker who sent me an email, it will only pull up emails sent two weeks ...
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Most efficient command to search the first line of many files (windows)

I am new to the windows ecosystem. I have been tasked with writing a program that will search several 10's (maybe even 100's) of thousands of files for a particular string. The string that must be ...
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Add Google as Default Search Provider in IE 11 [duplicate]

Google Chrome becomes more and more unusable: crashing, eating memory, etc. So I decided to come back to IE and use it as my default browser. Chrome used to be much faster. But not recently. It slows ...
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Why don't Outlook 2010 rules find the same messages that normal searches do?

I have a rule in Outlook 2010 that moves messages containing certain French words to my Junk folder: As you can see, one of the words is "découvrez". If I search for "découvrez" in my Deleted Items ...
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Wordpress & ElasticSearch - or any enterprise search

Let me be a bit boring and tell you what I've been struggling to do ;) 90K posts - each post is an app from iTunes or Android Play. Each post has custom fields - pricing, free, release date, etc… - ...
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How to search for lines using values from comma separated list in any text editor?

I have a big file with lots of entries. I want to filter all lines that contain any of the values from comma separated list. For example, I have data like: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur ...
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How to add Google's “I'm Feeling Lucky” Search to firefox?

This has been asked before but none of other methods are working now. Previously we were able to set Address Bar search or Search Bar to I'm Feeling Lucky, but Firefox has put a limit on those ways. ...
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Windows 7 allowed bulk rename of folders in search results but wont let me rename them back

So I did a search for a parent folder with several subfolders with subfolders within them. I searched for DRAWINGS and got several hundred results. I tried renaming the results to DRAWINS -(1) ...
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How to search multiple file types from Windows Explorer search box?

I would like to use the Windows Explorer Search box to search for multiple file types. Is there any supported syntax to do so? I tried: *.docx *.xlsx *.docx, *.xlsx *.docx; *.xlsx *.docx or *.xlsx ...
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Mac OS 10.9.5 How to search all documents for a specific phrase?

We've read other questions similar to this and the answers they received but none of the answers proved satisfactory. We want to search the contents of all documents on our mac for the two word ...
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How do I locate and move image files by parameters/characteristics in an automated manner?

I have received a large set of images. Some in greyscale, others in color. They are all in a mix of tiff, png, jpeg, etc... They are all in my local drive. My objective is to separate those images by ...
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Find next in vimperator?

I'm new to vimperator. Like it for the most part, but a major problem for me is the inability to find next/previous using n and N. After I do /search_term, pressing n or N only adds to the search term ...
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How to copy-paste path statements for search results (Win 8)

Windows 8.1 I want to search my whole disc for folders whose names contain a certain text string. When I get the results, I want to be able to get a copy-pasteable path statement for each found ...
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Correct Outlook search modifier to find mail sent OR received by person?

Is there a modifier to find any mails either sent to or received from a given contact?
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There is a software who i can download the files from website/server? [closed]

For example i want to download all scans from the "emuparadise..me/magazine-comic-guide-scans/all" and all files is in links. I try the Downthemall and outwit but i cant make it to go to each link to ...
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Finding files on the hard disk containing specific text– Windows 8

I know that I created a file using Word and saved it at some time in the past. Now I need that file and I have no idea what I call it, but I do know that I use a specific and unique phrase in it. I'm ...
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Search multiple sheets for a term in one column each, copy all matching rows to a new sheet

We have a 3rd party supplied , multi tab sheet that I would like to filter and copy data to a new sheet. In the original sheet, all tabs can be searched for the term 8A in column C. I want any row ...
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Why do some wildcard searches produce different results when track changes is on?

In Microsoft Word 2013, I'm trying to set up an automated wildcard search, but the results I'm getting are different depending on whether track changes is on or off. In this example, I need to change ...
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How to perform pagination with Mandrill's search results

I'm working with Mandrill's API Messages->Search and am having trouble figuring out how to develop pagination into my client. I notice that the limit of a result return is 1000 messages returned, and ...
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To fix missing $FIftiMain in CHM file

I am trying to reverse-engineer $FIftiMain, info here into in CHM files which does not have them. The original CHM double search (in sections and in document) works only with this file. There are ...
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To search contents of books in Calibre

The manual says that you can search a book, here. However, I am not sure if this is about its content. I have not managed to find a way to search the content in OSX's Calibre in Yosemite 10.10.3. ...
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Excel 2013 Function: INDIRECT.EXT add-in

I am using Excel 2013, and wanted to download Morefunc Addin, but can't get it to work. I need to use it to extract data from multiple cells in closed excel files. I understood with it added to excel, ...
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Linux Bash Script File Search for Log File

How would I go about writing a Linux bash script for the following? I need to search for a file of format [unique_number].log This file would exist within one of the following directories ...
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Can Windows Explorer's search-as-you-type speed be modified?

What I'm referring to, is in Windows/File Explorer, if I were to type a letter, "B" for example, it would jump to the first available file/folder starting with a "B". Then, if I was fast enough, I ...
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In firefox (or any other webbrowser) search text while ignoring (e.g.) French accents

I am looking for a way to search web pages using firefox (preferably, but any other browser will do also) in such a way that I can enter a word without accents, and it will find all accented versions ...
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gnunet-search returns no results for anything but 'test'

i installed gnunet 0.10.1 last week (i had to upgrade to debian jessie for this). i tried searching for the keyword test and got the following results: $ gnunet-search -a0 test May 03 10:10:51-090063 ...
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Windows 7 Explorer search won't work

I can't make Windows 7 Search work. I type part of the file name, in this case "add" but nothing pops up. The folder looks like this: After the search there are no results: Sorry for polish ...
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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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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 ...