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 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? [on hold]

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 ...
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How to find a specific row in Excell

I am looking for some formula in Excel like give me the number of the row which its first column is 5 and its second is 3 I have searched the web but I have found lookup, search, find and ... which ...
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How to exclude search results that match a URL instead of the content of the URL

Is there a way to tell major search engines to ignore search results where the matching phrase is in the URL itself and not the content of the URL? This came up while thinking about The First Number ...
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PyCharm is not searching the entire project

I have a project created in PyCharm. When I use the find tool, it only searches the page that is currently in focus. According to JetBrains, "PyCharm extends search and replace capability to the ...
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Enable query builder in outlook 2010 when administrator has disabled registry editor

is there a workaround to Enable query builder in outlook 2010 when administrator has disabled registry editor? I want to include an OR operator to search for "high value" in the body of email message ...
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How to search files at windows folder search that have dash

I found out that at windows folder search the letter dash "-" works as eliminating the following word from search results. However i have files that contains dash "-" So how can i filter them ? For ...
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Breadth-first search with ack or grep

When I search e.g. my home directory with ack (or grep), I normally want to know where I set a specific option. Since most config files are really close to ~ it would considerably speed up ack if I ...
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Search stopped working in Outlook

In Outlook 2013 the search hangs on "searching" and no results are displayed. It does this for all 4 email accounts connected to Outlook (all IMAP). It used to work. I tried rebuilding the index and ...
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Disable search suggestions in Windows 8.1

When i use the search in Windows 8.1, under the results like software and files, there is a sort of suggestion, and if I click on it it opens a search results page in Windows. How do I disable that? ...
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searching for a set of strings in Excel

I have set of terms and a set of strings that may or may not contain one or more of those terms. I'd like to search for if there is a match for one or more of the terms. Search terms (cells A1:A17 in ...
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Is there any way to search on active directory without defining the field to search?

I've tried to do a search for an element in both Active Directory Explorer and Softerra LDAP Administrator and either of them are limited in the fact that they can search only for item on an entry in ...
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Search for a string in the whole Excel Workbook

How can I find all the occurences of a sequence of characters in the whole Excel workbook ? (Excel search is limited to the current sheet only)
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Search local OneNote and Web at the same time?

Is there a method to do a search in one place (browser or desktop) that can show me combined results for my local OneNote 2010 as well as do web results? For example, I can see my local OneNote hits ...
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Customize mac spotlight search extensions to categories - possible?

I love spotlight search, but some unusual file types get categorized as "Other", which means they end at the bottom of the search results. Is it possible to edit some plists or other config to add ...
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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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Firefox - lock page positon while searching

I usually read a lot of code in Firefox. Sometimes I'm looking at a C function, and I want to highlight all occurrences of a variable in it. As I start typing the name of the variable in the find box, ...
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Increase size of file path pane in windows search?

In normal file explorer, you can resize columns by dragging them around using the little tab marker type things: In windows search, you can't do this for some reason! There are no tab markers to ...
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How to search in the whole windows network in windows 7?

I mean, if I'm in file explorer and I search for something in the textbox that's in the upper right corner while doing it on a hard drive or even in each net server I've access to I get the proper ...
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Is it possible search mutliple phrases in PDF at the same time?

Is it possible search mutliple phrases in PDF at one time? For instance let's say that I have few literals to look for inside pdf: 0123, BOOM, TAG, LOREM, IPSUM. Is it possible to find them in one ...
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Searching inside equations in MS word 2013

I have a question similar to this previously-asked question. But, mine is different. How can I search inside the equations I have written in MS-word 2013?
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Find largest versions of picture files

Following a server hard drive crash and recovery I now have a directory with 3000 pictures without a proper name or directory structure. There are about 300 distinct pictures, the rest are resized ...
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Search for applications in Linux Mint start menu when the application category is not displayed

Is there a way to have the Linux Mint (Cinnamon 17) start menu search return applications without the category they would appear under being displayed? E.g. return Octave when 'Octave' is searched ...