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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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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Suitable API for media Classification [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to compute the nature of an object, namely a piece of media. For example : "Wonderwall by Oasis".........Song "Game of Thrones"................Tv show. "Inception" ...
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DuckDuckGo search box in Google Chrome

Is there a way to add DuckDuckGo search box in Chrome? I mean, if I change the default search engine to DDG, I want the DDG logo and the search bar to appears in New Tab Page. Same way like on Google ...
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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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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 ...