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 search by text characteristics in Thunderbird like Gmail

I'd like to quickly search by characteristics in Thunderbird like I do in Gmail. Example: label:unread label:sent to:orly How can I do that?
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Launch Chrome with a keyword search using Run command in Windows

I can run "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" superuser.com to start Chrome and launch this particular website. But instead of launching a website, I want to search for a ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 People Search changing layout to show phone number

I don't maintain a contact list in Outlook, but all the staff in my organisation are available through the directory and can be searched using the sidebar tool as below. People Search Tool: I find ...
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Search function based off a price in VBA and Excel database

I have a database of computer parts in excel and I am trying to display recommended parts based off of the price that the user inputs or if price is not an issue the best possible (most expensive) ...
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MS Excel 2010 Identify peaks in a data set, select its previous values and get a chart

I have a set of data about with approximatively 25500 cells, all contained in one column. The data has a series of peaks that occurs, and I need to identify the 2nd peak (and the 4th, the 6th, and so ...
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Windows 10 search Settings not indexed

I've recently upgraded from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10. I am having what appears to be the exact same issue as the question asked here. My start menu search does not appear to be indexing ...
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Firefox Awesome Bar show only web search suggestions

Web search suggestions in the Firefox Awesome bar show up under bookmarks, history, and open tabs. This is useful when I want to go to a page that I frequently go to, however, when I'm doing a web ...
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Disable command parameters for 'commands' or exe's in Start Menu search?

This is a bit complicated so bear with me: Basically, the Windows 7/10 Start Menu search includes results from executable in the PATH environment variable and the App Paths registry key ...
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Chrome Search engine multiple %s

In chrome is it possible to create a search in the URL as: Search term1 term2 www.xyz.com/searchterm1=TERM1?searchterm2=TERM2...... I tried it and created a search engine entry Search ...
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CTRL+R in shell - if I go past the command I want, how do I get back to it?

I'm feverishly hitting CTRL+R to find some command I used awhile ago, when suddenly I get to it. By reflex, I continue hitting CTRL+R, passing it for something further back in the shell history. How ...
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Need to search for folders only, on the first Level Only

First of all, I would like to ask if there is a possibility to get a more specific explanation as I am not a programmer. Or maybe a software can be recommended (I've downloaded for example ...
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How do I search for substrings in Bash?

I want to find out and display the total amount of TTT substrings found in the first 2,000 lines in the file. I had been using grep until I tested it, and realized it does not identify substrings.
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Search a keyword exactly only on a specific list of web-pages?

I have a list of 307 web-page URLs. Is it possible to tell Google (or another search engine) to search a specific keyword EXACTLY only on those 307 websites? I have read some advices which tell to ...
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How to use OR operator in Gmail [migrated]

I have a huge list of senders who I would like to filter in Gmail. If you can help me figure this out, I can finally get over this headache. I've tried these queries. from:(David Kadavy OR Lloyed ...
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Google instant search header gap issue

I'm having this weird problem with Google these days. When I search a term/phrase in instant search, there appears a white gap between the search box and the results section. I'm upset with this as ...
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Is it OK that I change the file types that inside Windows 10 search index?

I want to search just some particular file type like docx, pptx, jpg, app name, any extensions other than these, I don't want to search them, and I don't want to see them at all. Is it ok that I ...
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Windows 10 Edge bookmarks not used for Search

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and imported my IE11 bookmarks into the Edge browser. They are all there. But when I start typing in the (Edge) address bar, or in the Windows search box, it does ...
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Cortana Search does not find Windows Sticky Notes related searches

I'm using a windows 10 OS, and somehow its behaving differently when it comes to searches. Cortana able to find excel,word ect. but not anything that is noted on Windows Sticky notes. while confirming ...
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How can you track the requests your network sends to google?

I get the "Unusual traffic from your computer network" even after checking for malware on every machine on my network, checking extensions etc. The pattern in which the "Unusual" error appears is ...
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Using wildcards in windows 10 search for applications

To start any application I hit to start search and then search fire to start firefox. When I want to start e.g. WinSCP I somtimes only remember the SCP part. But it seems not possible to search ?SCP ...
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Cortana add custom search words Windows 10

Is there a way to add custom search words for applications on Windows 10. Sometimes I don't get the results i am expecting. This may seem illogical, but sometimes I just want to uninstall a program, I ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for “Find Next” and “Find Previous” in LibreOffice

I want to have a keyboard shortcut for “Find Next” and “Find Previous” (or “Search Next” and “Search Previous”, or “Repeat Search Forward” and “Repeat Search Backward” or whatever you want to call it) ...
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Is keyword search the primary or the only way search engines work?

I am interested to know if their are other ways. If yes then how do they work? Also, how does a search engine optimise the information it has.
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Caret browsing in Google search in Firefox?

I used to do a google search then hit tab and browse results with the arrow keys. At sometime that didn't work any more and I don't know why. Any clues?
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Is there an easy way to search the web for images by keyword then download a specified number of the original full size images in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm looking for a simple way to search the internet for images of, say, 'desert landscape' or 'statue of liberty' or something and then download the first n results in the original resolutions as ...
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Identify cell containing given text in LibreOffice Calc

Is there a function in LO Calc that will find a cell with the given text? The search and find functions appear to give a location within a string. That is, if I search for the text "a" within two ...
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When searching for a file from the Windows 7 Start Menue, how can I restrict the list of results to those containing the search item in the filename?

When I am looking for an answer to the question "Where is file XYZ?" and use the search function from the Start Menu, the result contains the desired files where "XYZ" is part of the filename, but ...
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return the latest monthly amount in the cost column

In column J I want a formula to return the cell value where the column heading is COST and the cell value under the COST column heading is >0. This is a utility accrual and I am looking for the ...
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List folders by date modified

Normally if I want to list everything in the folder by date modified I would type the expression datemodified:‎<16/03/2014 into the search bar at the top. This expression lists everything in that ...
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Windows 10 search not working within windows explorer

I'm standing on a folder using in windows explorer: And trying to search a file (that exists in that folder), but nothing is shows up: How can that be?
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Searching a website (including all child elements) for an image with unknown name

Problem: on a specific website, there's an image, somewhere... on the entire website. That image should link to a page with possibly a form in it. For example, somewhere on superuser.com/ (and all ...
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Windows 10 search - disable “Search my stuff”

The way I used to start applications on Windows 7 is to press the Windows key, type a few letters of the application's name and press Enter. Even if finding the application took a bit longer, Search ...
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How can I search for text files that do NOT contain a word?

I need to be able to search a directory for all files that do not contain a certain word. My issue with my approaches so far is that they return every line of every file that does not contain the ...
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Use Google Feeling Lucky as search engine

I use Google search engine a lot and I usually select the first result of Google search. How can I force Chrome to automatically select the best result without showing the search result?
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Is there a way in windows 7 to search for file by time created?

Basically I would like to sort or search for files by time created, with the date as a wildcard. IE search for files made after 6PM, but before 6AM. I know it shows the time in "Date Created," but I ...
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practical way to navigate into index folders for searching multiple pdf files in Windows

while I'm learning for exams i need often to search multiple pdf files for some text. I have done it till now using adobe reader.The Problem is that adobe reader or all other pdf viewers i tried ...
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Chrome - Turn off bell for find in page no results?

Is there a way to disable the windows bell when the find in page feature of the browser returns no result ?
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Backup and restore Chrome search engine settings

I'm using Chrome search engines chrome://settings/searchEngines for both shortcuts and personalized search with some predefined properties. Unfortunately, recently I cleaned trash off search engines ...
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Remove windows 7 search entry

I have accidentally misspelled a search query when searching the local HDDs, and now when I search for something else the misspelled suggestion always comes up. How can I get rid of it or completely ...
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Windows 10 does not search for files instantly

This problem is quite confusing. I have one desktop computer and one laptop. Both are running the same Windows version and build. On my laptop, when I click on the start menu and start typing, ...
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IE 11 shortcut to Google search bar

We use IE 11 for work and I just want to know if there's a shortcut to get to the Google search bar after duplicating the tab. It doesn't focus in the bar when I duplicate the tab using (CTRL + K).
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windows admin command prompt find file by name

I know I have a file named Foo.bar somewhere on my Windows computer. I want to open an admin command prompt, and with a few commands, find the file. Hopefully without disabling UAC, opening other UIs ...
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How to search Windows 10 for ANY occurrence of a word?

I never heavily used the search feature on Windows 7, so I don't know if the issue persists on versions outside of 10. I'm trying to search through a lot of files using Windows' file browser search ...
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outlook 2010 search result discrepency when searching in cached exchange mode vs. online mode

I have two laptops with outlook open under the same account. One had cached exchange mode enabled and the other doesn't. When I do an what appears to be the exact same search with the same settings I ...
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Using search prediction with custom Search Engine in Chrome

I am using a custom Search Engine in Google Chrome. Since I've changed it, URL predictions have completely stopped. How can I enable them again like they were earlier without changing the default ...
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Firefox on-the-fly search engine change

I consult a lot of different searchable sites for information, and I was wondering if there's an add-on or inbuilt feature to have Firefox use a different search engine on-the-fly. For example, if I ...
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How can I find all encrypted and/or signed emails in outlook?

How can I find those emails and is it possible to make a search folder containing those emails? I tried several fields and tried to make a search folder, but found no attribute for this search.
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How to disable site specific search in chrome omnibox

Every time I start typing a search string into the Chrome omnibox which starts with "github", Chrome turns it into a site-specific search (see attached GIF). This only seems to happen for GitHub. I ...
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Change outlook default search behavior

I'm using v 15.13.1 of Outlook for Mac. I'm trying to figure out how to change the default search behavior from "search this folder" to "search all folders", as I rarely change to the correct folder ...
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How do I search within all assets associated with a URL in Firefox or Chrome?

When one loads a URL in a browser, various supporting or referred assets are also loaded like stylesheets, .xml, .js, media files..etc, besides the base URL document. How do I perform a substring ...