Questions tagged [search]

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 stop DuckDuckGo extension allowing visited URLs to still show in Chrome History/closed tabs

I'm using Chrome Version 90.0.4430.93 (Official Build) (64-bit) on Windows 10. I installed the DuckDuckGo Privacy essentials extension today and then went to a new tab in Chrome. The DDG search bar ...
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How do I search in multiple 7-Zip archives?

7z command line has a very fast search feature allowing to find files contained in a compressed folder. This is the syntax: 7z l mycompressedfile.7z fileiwant.txt -r It works also on multiple ...
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search engine keyword “sp” not working?

I have defined several search engines in my instance of Chrome. I tried to define one for StartPage, using keyword "sp" and that one is ignored. I defined another one to Startpage in french ...
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How to search for hyphen- oder underscore-separated words in Google Drive? [migrated]

For better compatibility, my filenames don't contain spaces. However Google Drive does not seem to support partial searching expect when separated by spaces. For example, if my filename is "...
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How an I erase the recently changed search items in Windows Vista?

I'm asking about an older laptop with Windows Vista installed. If you go to this path C:\Users*USER NAME*\Searches\ . you are able to see all the recently changed, recent documents, videos etc. My ...
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how to search multiple names if present in a website? [migrated]

I was thinking if there is any way search in google or other way to see multiple names or title if present in a website (although different web pages) and show list of pages found with targeted names? ...
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Typing doesn't work, shortcut keys work

I get into this problem often, almost once a week. All on a sudden my keyboard isn't typing anything. Not on any software. I try to open notepad, press every letter, nothing gets typed on notepad, ...
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Show a value from the cell, which is next to a cell, containing an already found value (A1, A2)

I want to upgrade my search and I want lRow, cell 5 to show the value after .Cells(lRow, 4), which is rFound.Value. I tried with FindNext, but it searches for a specific string. And then lRow, 6 to ...
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Message box to appear if search item not found

After my search is completed, a pop up window shows: Pop Up window Done When I click on Done, it opens a new sheet with the results: Results Sheet I would like, when nothing is found the pop up window ...
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How to search for a quotation mark in windows search file explorer

I'm trying to filter out search results in windows explorer, in such a way that it should retrieve only the files containing a " character. e.g. Document 001 "sendto" jane.pdf I've ...
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Can't search in the windows search bar, How can I fix it? (Windows 10)

Hello everyone! For a few months now I can't use, type or even copy-paste on my windows search bar (Inside folders, start menu and settings). I already tried: Updating windows (10, version 1909). ...
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Wildcard search and replace in Notepad++

I have many documents consisting of text where words hav become incorrectly hyphenated. Like; be-come; mons-ter; any-thing etc I can search for the place where this has happened using; \l-\l any ...
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Browser address bar inline search options

I often search from the browser address bar for a particular site. Specifically, I'm looking for the site, not in the site. What options exist to avoid going to the search engine page and instead go ...
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I am trying to search a word document for instances where an italicized word is touching a non italicized word

I have many large word documents with mixed text in them. I am trying to find a way to find when I have an italicized word connected to a nonitalicized word. i.e. This formstarts I know how to search ...
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How to disable web search in search icon windows 10

Go to Windows Defender Firewall settings > Advanced setting > Outbound rules> Windows Search > properties > block the connection > apply > ok. This is working for me. 100%. Any ...
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How to search in Chrome for exact Unicode characters?

I am looking for a pattern such as aṣṭi, but Google Chrome finds every asti including those without the diacritics. How do I get the Cmd+F to only find the exact matches?
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How can I search for a past clipboard item in Ditto based on the time it was placed in the clipboard (= saved in Ditto)?

Ditto is a program that saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing access to any of those items at a later time. How can I search for a past clipboard item in Ditto based on the time it was ...
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Searching indexed spreadsheets from Windows 10 explorer “search”

I have a client that used to use Windows 7, and was able to search directly from the Windows explorer (start menu) to find spreadsheets by searching a number that was on column B within. Now that they'...
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Windows Search Indexing: Don't exclude folders with “.git” / git repositories [duplicate]

I index my whole data folder. After updating windows (currently on 20H2) and a new harddrive I had to select my data folder in the indexing options again. However now windows automatically excludes ...
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How to take notes that expedite reverse search?

I write a diary entry every day and list what I have learned that day there but I often remember I once writing something related to a certain topic but cannot find that entry by keyword searching in ...
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Is it possible to search for a graphical symbol in an image using Photoshop?

Is there a way to search for a specific symbol in an image the same way you would search for a piece of text in a word document? For example, say you have a set of plans, and you need to find all ...
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Notepad++ searches the last word I clicked on

When I press into the Notepad++ window (which means clicking on some word) and then press Ctrl+F, this defaults the search window to searching the word I clicked. I do not want this to happen, I would ...
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Contacts search on New Outlook on MacOS contact lost

When you compose a new email in the "New Outlook" UX on MacOS, in the "to" field I was finding a contact via autocomplete by typing the first few letters of their email and she ...
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Macro to merge cells in all adjacent rows after searching cell value

I need help to design a macro that can merge all respective rows as per the merged cell after searching text value for that merged cell. I tried a lot vba code but nothing seems to work for my ...
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Specific “Best Match” option won't stop showing on the quicksearch bar

When I was looking for a song I didn't know the name of, a TV series called "Looking" showed on best match. After that, I tried searching something else up, I put an 8, the same thing showed ...
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Windows 10 Search not working for settings (after changing user folder name). Indexed folder missing

After changing my user folder name because of 1 foreign letter, Windows 10 settings wouldn't appear in taskbar search anymore. But the old search UI for control panel works for all the "oldschool&...
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How to create a default Google query string

I'm not very technically-minded, but looking for a way to simplify some work processes. Is there a way to create a specific Google query string that I can operate by default? As a (very) crude example ...
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Search file extension on a windows pc .r2c and Send it automatically to an email address using a bat file?

I found this very useful script for me, but i am missing a search function for a file extension ".r2d" on the D Drive. Any idea how to include it? to search for files with .r2d ending and ...
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Did Outlook 365 move the search bar again? (This time, back to the message list header)

Outlook 365 appears to moved the search bar from the title bar back down into the application, this time full width across the message list. Did this just happen, or am I hallucinating? I spent a ...
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can ISP know your search queries on instagram?

I've became a bit curious about what ISP can know about me. I'm already aware that ISP can read our search history and many other things but my question is that can ISP know the queries I search on ...
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Can't search Outlook 365 (Exchange) from Windows Explorer search (or a script using search-ms:query) as I could with Outlook 2013

I had some simple AutoHotkey scripts to search Outlook, that took advantage of the fact that Windows Search/Indexing worked in Outlook, even hosted on an Exchange server. That worked in Outlook 2013. ...
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How to recover a bitcoin wallet on a Windows drive amid 30 gigabytes of files

I need to recover a bitcoin wallet that I created about 8 years ago. I was a kid, and I thought I would be super clever and zip or rar the wallet, then change the extension to an image file. I ...
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How to write dynamic DSL queries based on dynamic set of inputs?

I have created a user interface to provide search feature on data indexed in Elastic search. The user interface provides a list of attributes that must be filled in by the user and based on user ...
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repair windows search index one folder at a time? (without rebuilding everything)

windows (10) search works nicely, but there are a couple of folders where I know search results should exist (DOC/PDF file contents), and they are not found one solution is to rebuild everything, but ...
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Google Chrome keyword search is no longer working

I have been using keyword search in Google Chrome for a long time. But today, after an update (to Version 88.0.4324.150 (Official Build) (64-bit) running under Microsoft Windows 10), the use of a ...
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Win 10 search not working on flash drives - searches titles but not contents

Trouble with Windows 10 search. When I search a folder on my C drive, I get results that match by file name and I get results that match contents of word docs. When I move the same folder to a flash ...
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Recursively search for jpeg photos taken at a specific date using command line [duplicate]

I am trying to find in all subfolders all jpeg files which were taken at a specific date. Then I want to save the search results in a text file. I could not find any solutions online which uses ...
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Chrome Custom Search Engines - Tab Doesn't Allow Site Search

I'm trying to set up custom search engines on Chrome (support.google.com/chrome/answer/95426) The way I think it should work is that when I add a new search engine and then type the keyword, I can ...
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Where to search for a file in Windows 10?

In past versions of Windows I'd go to Start → Search, put the name of the file and search the entire file tree. In Windows 10 home version 2004 build 19041.746, when I go to Start I can only search ...
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Authentication error when attempting to search for file containing text string in WinSCP using “Search for Text” extension

A third-party has provided me with authentication information enabling me to login to a remote server using WinSCP, and am able to navigate freely through the server, open files, and copy them into my ...
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Unable to search for string or file type in vscode using remote desktop

I am logged into a pc using remote desktop (RDS), and install vscode. when I search for strings or file extension file. it is not picking up (no result), the folder I am searching in is based on same ...
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How do I stop my Opera browser from searching from the address bar?

I'm trying to get to individual units in my home network by their Host Name and not IP Address. But every time I try, Opera searches the internet instead of just resolving the Host Name or telling me ...
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Limit search results to current folder

In WIN 10 Outlook O365 - When running a search in the "Current Folder" the search returns "Showing results from all folders. No results found in current folder ". How can I limit ...
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Can I make Google my search provider for “search in sidebar” in Microsoft Edge?

Microsoft Edge's "Search in Sidebar" feature is very nice, as in the right-click context menu: However, I prefer Google over Bing and would like to use Google search in sidebar. How can I ...
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Notepad++ Search for text between tags more then 20 characters

To find tags and replace text between tags in Notepad++, I do use the following example: (?<=<barcode>)(.*)(?=</barcode>) I was wondering if it is possible to search between certain ...
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How do I change part of a word with wildcards, Microsoft Word

I'm converting a timecode and need to replace a colon with a full stop - 00:00:00:000 needs to become 00:00:00.000 I've not used Wildcards before, but gave it ago with no success. What would I have to ...
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How to add “Advanced Search with adobe acrobat” command to right click of context menu?

Please How to add "Advanced Search with adobe acrobat" command to right click of context menu? for current folder because selecting the target folder inside the adobe acrobat from (Edit ----&...
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Find how many sets of numbers within a range exist

I have a column of 1 million numbers that were generated randomly. They range from 1 - 1000, and each have two decimal points. There are duplicates of numbers obviously. I would like to create a ...
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How can I search a file from multiple subfolders with same names in windows 10?

I want Windows search go through specific file name only. Something like, only search folder name with "Image" from every year folder. Folders Screenshot:
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Changing or disabling Windows Search (Win + S) shortcut

Is there any way to change this shortcut? I use Crop Screenshot (Win+ Shift+S) quite often, but sometimes I do it pretty fast and it interferes with Win+S, which brings up the search bar. There is an ...

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