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I'm looking for a way to search inside different folders that have identical subfolders. Say my structure is

geometry/
--tests/
--notes/
mechanics/
--tests/
notes/

I would like to do something like introducing geometry/tests into the search bar and get that specific folder, because if I have many folders called tests the results end up cluttering the search results and it's hard to find what I want.

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Windows allows you to use the path search filter to narrow down the search.

Syntax is < search word > < space > < path: your folder path >

For example:
If i want to search for "win" within a folder called "Shortcuts",
my search term would be win path: y:\shortcuts

search example

Advanced Query Syntax for Windows Search can be found here. Although this is applicable to Windows Desktop Search 2.x, i have found that most of the search filters work in File Explorer search.

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