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 videos of unknown origin and title by thumbnails [on hold]

Not sure if this question belongs here... I heard that if you have a video that has no title, relevant metadata and is of unknown origin you can search it by it's thumbnails on google, but I couldn't ...
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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 ...
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How to make Search faster?

I've upgraded to Windows 10 Enterprise and have encountered the problem of a lagging Start Window. When I press the window button and start typing, there is no response at all initially. I usually ...
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Searching Google and my notes together

Here is my request. I take lots of notes when searching online. (Nothing personal information), but generic web browsing, cool tips, ideas, phone numbers of businesses, coupons. The problem is after ...
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How to unlock Google safe search

I am using windows 10. I don't have (or want) a google account, but I use google as my search engine. I am unable to unlock the safe search filter. Must I have a google account to do this?
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Add a Keyword for this Search

There is a feature I use a lot on Firefox which is: Right click on an input field Add a Keyword for this Search... This allows me to easily send request like "shop ID 12345" directly in the URL ...
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Prevent 'Searches might be slow in non-indexed locations' banner from appearing

With a fast SSD I find that Windows Search indexing is superfluous and even slows certain operations down so I have disabled it. However, when performing a search with a wide enough scope, Windows ...
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windows 8 find files modified in last hour

In windows 8 I am trying to find files modified in the last hour. After reading these two links I thought I could do this. System.DateModified:YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss So I tried ...
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Word 2013 can find, but can't replace

I want to replace all double spaces () in one of my Word document to single space (). To my extreme suprise, my copy of Microsoft Word 2013 Home is able to find double spaces, but isn't able to ...
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What are recommended characters and guidelines to name files stored in Google Drive to achieve maximum power when searching by filename? [closed]

I use Google Drive to store files and sync it to a local folder in Windows 7 using Google Drive App. I have to set up a naming convention for thousands of files. The objective is that between Windows ...
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How to edit previous “omnibar” search in Chrome. (à la Safari)

It has been said elsewhere (sorry can't find my references) that Control + e and/or Control+k, or even F6 allow you to "jump" to the "Search" box in an existing Google search results page (this is in ...
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How to select all the pdfs containing a particular word?

I have 5000 pdfs out of which 500 pdfs are important, rest are useless. There is one word present in each 500 file that is not present in other 4500 files. I did multiple file search and came to know ...
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In Microsoft Word, how can I prevent a find what command from being searched when mentioned in the document?

I am using the Find what section of Microsoft Word (I'm using version 2007) to find file paths, which begin with a double quote and end with a double quote followed by the paragraph mark. I am using ...
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Find “mystring” in files and return only certain portion of matching lines

I have below command to list out every file in current directory and it's sub-directories containing "mystring" along with the line where search string match is found. @echo off setlocal findstr /s ...
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Excel search function search term from other sheet

I have an excel sheet with a function which uses the SEARCH function in the following way: =IF(OR(IFERROR(SEARCH("TERM1";MYCELL;1);0) > 0;IFERROR(SEARCH("TERM2";MYCELL;1);0) > ...
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Annoying new behavior in Firefox 43 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Firefox 43 and I am somewhat annoyed by the location bar suggestions including "Search the web for..." or "Visit http://.../". I know what will happen if I press Enter, and I do ...
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Is it possible to get old suggestion system back in Firefox 43.0?

With the new update, the first suggested link is just domain. In older versions, the first suggested link was the page I visited the most and I got used to this great feature. Is it possible to ...
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How can I display all mail from one specific author in Mutt?

I would like to display a search in mutt; i.e. all mails send by a specific author in inbox. ~f author displays only the first mail from "author" surrounded by different mails. And I cannot ...
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Chrome - Selected Text - Right Click [LOOK UP] - How to disable

After some recent update Chrome fro Mac got this SUPER ANNOYING feture. When you select text and right click it, menu comes up. I often used "Search Google for" but now the first thing in menu is LOOK ...
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Persistent search terms in Windows Start menu

On a mac if I use Spotlight to search for something (or indeed with Linux and Unity), the search term will be remembered the next time I hit cmdspacebar to bring up Spotlight again. On Windows ...
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Modifying Order of Appearance of Items in Windows 10 Search “Best Match” Results

Whenever I search for something in the Windows 10 taskbar search, and it has several matches from different categories, each result is organized and displayed under an appropriate header, in a ...
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Windows 10 Search: Controlling which File Types Appear Under “Best Match”

Whenever I look for stuff in the Windows 10 taskbar search, some file types are shown elegantly and promptly under "Best Match", while others - don't, and I have to click on "My stuff" and perform a ...
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Is there a way to start chrome google voice search from the command line?

If I start chrome with simply running chrome.exe google.com from the command line then chrome is opened and the google search page appears. I'd like to activate voice search automatically which is ...
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start and search menu no longer working after windows 10 explorer behaves badly, menus broken

My brother handed me this nice little problem: after updating to windows 10 his laptop stopped having a functional search and start menu, while looking at this I asked him if he had a backup (of ...
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Limited Results in the Windows 10 Search “Best Match” Feature

I was wondering if there's a way to tweak and configure what will be shown under "Best Match" when using Windows 10 Search (the one in the taskbar, not File Explorer). In 99% of the searches I ...
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Broken search results in Windows search

I have the latest updated version of Windows 10 and the problem has started just today.Every time I search for anything it simply returns the Search results as search ain't ready yet.Please try again ...
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Search a whole Git repository

I'm looking for a tool that lets me perform a search through a complete Git repository (all branches). Ideally that tool would take some search pattern and would return a list of commit objects where ...
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Search on WMPlayer Now Playing list

I'm currently creating a playlist for a school play on Windows Media Player 12. It can at least consist of 200 short-length songs (1 minute at the least). I just want to create a predetermined list of ...
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Cortana music search: How to access historical searches beyond last 10?

Question: How can I access an exhaustive list of my historical Cortana music searches, either programmatically or through some kind of GUI? Background: My favorite Cortana feature is (the somewhat ...
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Google: reverse search image by date?

Each time I try to combine the two I fail, yet this would be great to find the original version of an image. For time range: ...
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Freenet project search

I got Freenet Project's app up and running. Now I can open "http://localhost:8888/" to display Freenet main menu. The problem is I want to search through its search function (Browsing -> Search ...
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Search not showing recent results?

When I search for an email in outlook 2013, usually searching by person I received it from or by attachment, the most recent email the search will show me is from about two months back. It doesn't ...
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Moved file to Music library in Windows 7, where did it go?

I was in the folder for my user name, the one with subfolders of My Documents, My Pictures, My Videos, etc. I was using a search to locate certain family videos to make a DVD. I clicked on a file ...
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How to execute a Case Sensitive search in Google?

I am used to execute Case Sensitive searches by enabling Case Sensitive searches: in e.g. Eclipse. Problem When I am searching for certain SQL keywords like SELECT, IN and others. I am Googling ...
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How to efficiently exclude .svn and .git folders in Windows 10 indexing?

I have 2 big folders "Projects" and "Studies" with lots of SVN and some GIT projects inside. I had to disable indexing for them entirely, because, due to the sheer amount of files in .svn and .git ...
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How to automatically load next search results without clicking links? (Chrome/Firefox)

I'm trying to load all search results on single page. Ive tried following addons on chrome but they dont work. AutoPatchWork Page One AutoPagerize Google Auto Next Page Scroll The next page link ...
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Issues searching emails in Outlook 2010 after index rebuild

Users issue: when searching for any text query in any mailbox in Outlook 2010 (even if the text string is visible in an email shown in the current mailbox), nothing comes up after entering the text in ...
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Win 10: How to make exe appear in search results

I basically want to do this, but in Windows 10: How to make an program (.exe file) visible when search from start menu (I've tried the solution listed there, but it doesn't seem to work in Windows 10) ...
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How do I search for metadata on Windows Server 2003?

At my workplace we have (and cannot change for the moment) a server running Windows Server 2003 and a bunch of clients running Windows 7 Pro. We need to access to pictures on the server from every ...
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How do I search in Windows using the wildcard but only in the particular folder?

When I use the wildcard for searching filetypes in Windows, how do I limit/restrict the search only to that particular folder. I want to restrict the results from folders within the folder am ...
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How to highlight/search without scrolling, in Chrome

Sometimes I need to carefully read websites containing mostly text that are fairly long, and only a portion is displayed on-screen at any time. The portion displayed on-screen has a lot of text, and I ...
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How to sort Google results based on date

How can I sort Google results based on date that something is posted on some websites. Suppose, I want to install Ruby on Rails on El Captain(Mac OSX 10.11). Now, I don't want to write everything in ...
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Windows Search service doesn't work Windows 10

I have an error when I'm trying to start Windows Search service. My search in the start menu doesn't work without this service.
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windows 7 search: multiple condition “find folders of this size that does not contain this and that”

Windows 7 search allows to find specific files type and exclude some using some operators (such as AND OR NOT) but how to add multiple search condition on these following example? Ex 1: this query ...