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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 do I stop chrome from auto completing search text in the search bar with previously searched text?

I can't figure out how to stop chrome from adding on words to things that i've typed before in the search bar. for example, i have searched for "navy beans nutritiondata.self" previously. Now whenever ...
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MY PDO result only 1 but i have more than 1 [on hold]

$query = $dbh->prepare('SELECT * FROM characters INNER JOIN accounts ON accounts.id=characters.accID WHERE charName LIKE :searchquery OR aNick LIKE :searchquery'); $query->bindValue('...
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How to get specific program on windows search

I'm trying to set windows search to return some specific results on keywords search. For example, I would like to find the word markdown and get the program Typora as the result. Same way, I would ...
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How do I restore my history search files in Raspberry Pi 3

My history files have been deleted by error in Raspberry Pi 3 Chrome. How can I recover these? Thanks!
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Wrong search results in Notepad++ when update silently is enabled

Me and a collegue are both working on some common files in these days, but usually not at the very same time (we are in the same room). I keep all files opened in Notepad++ the whole time. I was ...
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Selecting strings in a Word document other than URLs and changing font color to red using VBA

I have a word document that has a lot of URLs followed by their descriptions mostly separated by a dash (-) but not always. I would like to write a script in VBA that selects those descriptions (minus ...
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How can you find or highlight all cells having validation in Google Sheets? [migrated]

My spreadsheet has several cells that have had validation applied to them, but it would be nice to recheck them or switch the validation to a complimentary cell. After searching on Google and looking ...
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How to search for e-mails containing a substring in Received-header?

I'd like to find if a particular relay was used to spam me before and have followed this advice to search through the Received-header. Thunderbird insists, no such messages exist -- even though I'm ...
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Outlook 2013 Searching Calendars

I am trying to search ALL of the shared calendars on Outlook 2013 but it keeps just searching one a time, is there a way to search all of the calendars in one go?
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Compare and replace Data [closed]

Comparing two excel workbooks and a specific column, and then replacing another column with specific data. I have two Excel Workbooks. I need to compare names in workbook 1, Column B with Workbook 2 ...
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Multiple Search Formula in Excel [duplicate]

I am trying to find a formula which will search one cell for specific words. I would like the outcome of the formula to be words I have selected. The example of this I have is if one cell shows the ...
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Search engine for everything illegal, weird, immoral, anti-social and/or anti-government [migrated]

I have been a Google user since time immemorial. However, recently, Google seems to filtering results based on its version of acceptable behaviour. For example, I want to be able to search for these ...
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Matrix Synapse search on Arch Linux

I just installed a Matrix Synapse homeserver from the community repo on Arch Linux, and searching for text in room messages doesn't work. I tried searching for text in both the desktop Riot.im client ...
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Can't find .lnk shortcuts Windows 10

I have many .lnk shortcuts that I use on a daily basis, including multiple different users on Chrome and start locations for CMD. When I search their names on windows search (win+s), the shortcuts ...
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Windows 10 is not finding all my applications

I am having an odd issue with Windows 10 and it seems to have started about a month ago. When opening an application, I usually just click in the Cortana search bar and type a few letters of the ...
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search in vim records separated by mulit-char sequence

I have been looking online for an answer for weeks now, but I am still at a loss... I have a file ( being edited in VIM ) containing multi-line records - essentially paragraphs separated by "\n\n X "...
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Is there a way to filter Windows Task View (or MacOS Mission Control) with a keyboard input?

I'd like to be able to type something like [win+tab], foo to get a view of my open windows where either the window title or application name match the word foo. Some years ago I used a utility, I ...
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Google domain in address bar different

I live in Canada and use Google.ca exclusively. It's been set as my default search engine for years. For the past couple days, when I enter a search in the Chrome address field, search results return ...
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How to search Windows Explorer for file names containing invalid characters?

I have downloaded over 10,000 files and need to move them to a different folder than my downloads folder. Unfortunately, these files have miscellaneous names, and some of them contain invalid ...
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Telegram message search issue with East Asian languages

It is a known issue that Telegram message search does not work correctly with East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) or any language that does not use spaces to separate words (see here, ...
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Excel VBA - Returning a list of values not found in one column

I want to get Excel VBA to return, in a messagebox prompt, all items which are in column A of worksheet Mastersheet but are not in column A of worksheet DeliverySheet. Having a lot of trouble ...
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Can we stop Adobe Acrobat Pro from prompting for password when search fails?

I have a secured pdf document, password protected. I can ctrl+f search for key terms. If I search a key term and it fails immediately, it prompts to enter password for premision. I'm not trying to ...
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Bookmarks advanced search

My use-case: I want to search my bookmarks to find everything about Git. When I search "Git" — I get every link from github.com as well, and I can't exclude it from search. Even if I could limit ...
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How to search for files in Windows created within a time range on all dates?

I need to search a folder for files created on all dates within a certain time range. For example, a folder contains files created between 3/1/2016 02:00:00 to 3/3/2016 22:00:00, and I want the ...
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Notepad++ search result window gone forever - All discussed tricks don't work

I lost my "search result window" in Notepad++. (Using Windows 7 64 Bit, running Notepad++ 7.5.9 32 Bit) - I tried the following: Alt+Space / Move Window (not working) Press F7 to activate "search ...
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Notepad++ Web Search text/convert text to url

I'm wondering if it's possible to convert text to a Google or Bing search in Notepad++. For example, if I have: monarch butterflies corn chips cakes vs pies in a .txt file, is there a ...
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How to sort a list of files found by Windows 10 search by date modified?

I am gradually coming to terms with Windows 10 search, and have got as far as creating an index on the correct data and being able to search for e.g. doc:something in the "type here to search" box at ...
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Search literal strings in MS Outlook client with Exchange account

I almost can't believe it but it doesn't work. MS Office Prof. 2016. Searching for "On the day 21 september" gives 6 mails in the complete mailbox, including items on the server. Only one of them ...
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How do I get the second panel back in Windows search?

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Among other features I noticed that now when I search for things from the start menu like applications another panel that I wasn't seeing before appears. It's ...
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Windows 10 search: how to preview the part of the file where the word has been found?

When I search the word "computer" on my folder that contains several .docx files, windows list the list of files which contains this word, which is good. But I would like to see more than the list of ...
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Going back to the book starting from a figure

Is it possible to go back to the book starting from a figure? I have a figure taken from a book, but I don't know from which. http://i53.tinypic.com/33lo6jp.jpg I know the tool https://images.google....
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How to know which package is the one responsible for installing a given program

MEGA summary: How to search for programs easier when there is no access to GUI internet browser, I have no phone on me etc. Just having CLI in linux. Let's say I'm using CentOS 7 and I'm looking for ...
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Msgbox VBA on closed workbook

I have 2 different workbooks: workbook-1 workbook-2 I want msgbox in workbook-1 referring to values in workbook-2. For example: In workbook-1: | A | | B | | C | In workbook-2: | A | 10 | 5 | 6 ...
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Windows 10 search malfunctioning

So I have a 1TB HDD mounted on my rig from the moment I first booted it. I also have my main SSD that has Windows and everything else. The HDD was already filled with things, from movies to old ...
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Windows 10 Search finds non working shortcuts, even though there are working ones

I have an issue with the search functionality in on my Windows 10 machine. The index seems to find the shortcut, but I can't open the link. Then I checked the Start Menu folder C:\Users\Patrick\...
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PowerShell: Search entire file for any string between specific strings and output to another file

I can't seem to find an exact answer for my particular use in one location, so I am asking. I am very new to PowerShell, so the commands are foreign to me. Using PowerShell, how can I search a file ...
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Windows 10 Notepad can't find text

When I paste this into Notepad on Windows 10: "first_name"=>"M", "surname"=>"C", "country"=>"Australia" and then try to find the string "name" with Ctrl+F, it comes up blank: Is Notepad's ...
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How to search for an Artist in Rhythmbox on Fedora?

The online help for Rhythmbox shows a couple of buttons next to the Search widget that seem to select what is going to be searched, ie. Artists vs. Albums vs. Titles. But in my Rhythmbox (version 3.4....
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Outlook 365 searches emails in server by default. How to change this?

Outlook 365 searches emails in server by default. If there is a problem with the network, then after a while Outlook provides the option for searching locally, see figure (in Spanish). How can I ...
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Equivalent of a wildcard in find for batch?

I'm almost certain this is a duplicate but I was unable to find it after a lot of searching so forgive me. I'm looking for a way to have the equivalent of a wildcard in the find command. For ...
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Windows 10 Start Menu Searches No Longer Show File Details

Just a day or two ago when I searched for a file or folder with the Windows 10 start menu it would come up with a double column panel of the search results. On the left it had a list of "matches" and ...
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Is there a way to keep your fields when you make a search in the FrontRange ticketing system?

When I make a query in FrontRange I can't get the columns to stay the same as when last used the search, is there a way to persist which columns are pulled?
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Highlight cell based on whether or not a specific word appears in a given range?

I have 2 sheets. Sheet1 & Sheet2. Sheet 1 has a list of items with descriptions & specific numbers. Sheet 2 has a table filled with the same items. What I am wanting to do, is highlight a ...
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Is there a way to automatically invoke “Find in this page” in Firefox after page reload/navigation?

Subject basically says it all. I'm looking for a specific substring in a VERY long list paginated across many pages of the same website, something like www.example.com/page/1, www.example.com/page/2 ...
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During a search, how can I get Excel to highlight the matches within a cell?

In Excel 2016, I have some cells which contain a lot of text. When I try to search for a word in the sheet, instead of highlighting the matches within the cell, it only selects the whole found cell. ...
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Searching using Windows Exporer

I try to search for a string in a file, typing Distribution Statement A in the Windows Explorer search box. But the search finds files with Distribution in them. It finds files with Statement in them....
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Gnome Activities Search does not search in files contents

I added several other folders using the gnome-control-center (and since I am using Ubuntu 18.04, I did sudo apt install tracker before to enable this option). I can search for the files, but only ...
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Possible to create bookmarklets in Firefox with parameters?

It used to be possible to create bookmarklets in Firefox that accepted parameters. For example, you could create a bookmarklet to open superuser.com and search for a term. You could then assign the ...
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Tool to search in open/running windows? [closed]

Does anyone know a tool to search among all open applications/windows in windows? I generally have a lot of open windows of various applications on my desktop. Finding a particular window becomes ...
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Are there keyboard shortcuts for accessing results from Firefox's Awesome Bar?

I usually hit CTRL+L to focus on the awesome bar and then type * foo to get to my bookmark called "foo". It invariably comes up as the second result or maybe third. Is there a quick shortcut to pick ...