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 8 Search Fails to find PNG Files in Indexed Folder

The indexing service has been on, and has not been off in the past year. I've rebuilt the whole index in the past, at it didn't solve the problem. The folder is set to be indexed (Control Panel -> ...
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Outlook Search Folder Thinks it is Yesterday

I have several search folders setup in Outlook 2013 that look for particular subjects in an e-mail that arrived either today or yesterday. (Our email provider is MS Office 365, for what its worth). ...
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Search zipped files and list content

I have a folder with many archive files. How can I search all the files and list their content (possible extract to excel or to any other document) of the zipped files without extracting them?
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Firefox search engine keyword reset

I use custom keywords to make a search on different search engines within my location bar. It works great. Except for one search plugin: sometimes, the keyword is simply reset, cleared. I have to set ...
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difference in two strings by substring search

Do you think it is possible with notepad++ to do difference of two strings on a substring level?? Check if any element from list1 exists in list2. If so remove it. At the end return only those ...
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Smart searching in Google Chrome

I recently saw a person do a search on his web browser. He was searching on his company's website. If I wanted to do a search on his company's website, I would usually go to the company website, and ...
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Windows 10 does not search Documents folder mapped to network

At work, my Documents folder is mapped to a network share (ex: \file-server\users\keith). The folder is configured to always be available offline. Windows 10's search cannot find any files within ...
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Windows search dosen't find files, even in indexed location

I use a folder in the root directory of my C drive to store all my files in, rather than using the My Documents set of folders. The problem is that Windows search refuses to find an files in this ...
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How to search for large payment companies on CrunchBase? [migrated]

I am searching on crunchbase.com for a list of payments companies with large amounts of funding. I click General -> Category, set to "Payments" I click Funding -> Funding Minimum, set to "50000000" ...
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Windows 10: When searching, why are some matches not clickable?

In Windows 10 I hit the Windows key and type a search term. For example: "sounds". In the search results I get a result like "Change system sounds" (as in the screenshot below). When I click on the ...
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Instagram Search - Filter by number of likes

I'm looking for a way to filter a search on instagram by the number of likes. What I want to do basically is to search for a specific hashtag, then show only the results with more than "X" likes. ...
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Is there a way to filter and see all the videos i shared on my facebook profile?

I just want to see the videos i shared on my profile by filtering it. I thought it can be possible in activity log since you can search your posts but a lot of videos i shared in groups and pages ...
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Chrome doesn't search when hitting enter for a lot of words, in stead adds “/”

I've seen some people experiencing this problem when searching for things like "C#" (ref: Google Chrome is adding a slash to my searches ). However, for me, Chrome is doing this randomly at all time. ...
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How to automate a database search on a website from a third party website?

My users will be uploading products on my website which are registered by a government organisation. This government organisation has created an online database of these products which is free to ...
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Search multiple words in xml

I got an XML file with 2600000+ lines which lists a number of products. Each of the products is described as follows: <PRODUCT mode="new"> <SUPPLIER_PID>285129</SUPPLIER_PID> ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...