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Yahoo! “Basic Mail” search no longer allows filter by folder?

Yahoo! "Basic Mail" search result seems to no longer display folders and offer option to filter results by folder by selecting in the left-side bar. (Jul 2016) Has the feature been removed? Using ...
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Search by date in Google Inbox

Inbox is an awesome new way of emailing, there is no doubt about that, but lacks a very basic feature (seems so): search by other things than text, like a date. I tried with Gmail search keywords ...
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Follow users by criteria on Twitter

Keeping in mind Twitter's Following rules and best practices, I've tried Crowdfireapp's Keyword follow and I find it very powerful because: I can easily list many users whose profile or tweets match ...
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Where is the list of finished courses at futurelearn.com?

In the FAQs they say: How open is content on FutureLearn? Course content on FutureLearn is made freely available for learners to use for educational purposes. Once courses are running, ...
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Search only in the product title on Amazon

I use Amazon a lot, but its search facilities are poor. Today's example is that I'm looking for a 3TB internal disc drive. Virtually every drive on the market gets a hit because 3TB is mentioned ...
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How to search for large payment companies on CrunchBase?

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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Is there a way to filter and see all the videos I shared on my Facebook profile?

I want to see only the videos I shared on my profile by filtering it. I thought it can be done in activity log, since you can search your posts, but a lot of videos I shared in groups and pages show ...
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Global find and replace in Trello

In Trello, is there a way to search and replace text across all cards in a given list?
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How can I search reminders in Google Inbox, but not search emails?

I am using Google Inbox and I'm looking for all of the reminders in my account with "keyword" in them. Problem is that "keyword" also shows up in tons of my email (way too many to page through), and ...
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How do I limit my search results to tracks uploaded by specific users?

Sometimes I want to limit my search results to tracks uploaded by specific users. How can I search specific user's accounts for titles and hashtags?
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How to find videos on Facebook

How can I find videos on Facebook like we search on Youtube? Is there any website or an app in Facebook that allows to do so? Is it possible to find videos using graph search?
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How to use the OR modifier with excluded terms in a phrase in a Craigslist search

How do you reformulate the following craigslist search to avoid repeating the word "no" twice (in order to comply with a word limit in searches). -"no pets" -"no dogs" I have tried the following: -...
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Forcing search engine to display stock quote in Chrome

Is there a way (extension, tag) to input a stock ticker into the Google Chrome search bar and return the relevant yahoo finance/ google finance/bloomberg page for a stock? Most of the time google is ...
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Swedish keyboard shortcut for Search field in Google Drive

The keyboard shortcut that takes you to the Search field on the Google Drive main view does not work on a Swedish keyboard. On an English keyboard the shortcut is / but pressing Shift+7 on a Swedish ...
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Instagram: restrict keyword search to one user's photos?

How would I search my own Instagram photos for keywords in the title or comments? So basically, restrict a search to my own profile... or any single user for that matter.
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Searching for videos with titles beginning with word

I'm trying to find a video from Vimeo I shared a few years ago on Facebook. The title of the video began with "Like" and it was about a virtual relationship which eventually turned "analog". Is there ...
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How to use FIST? (Free Image Search Tool, by Wikimedia)

FIST (Free Image Search Tool) seems to be a powerful tool to find freely usable images to illustrate Wikipedia/etc articles. The tool is recommended by Wikipedia. Unfortunately, I most often get 0 ...
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Combination of quotations and OR do not work in Bing Search

To proceed on the question posted here: Quotation marks do not work in Bing? I want to make a combined search for two variations of the same sentence. It could be for instance: Query: "moscow is a ...
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How to exclude archived items from search in Trello?

When I search in Trello, I usually want to exclude archived cards. But Trello seems to include them by default. I can manually add is:open to the search to exclude them. But how can I make this the ...
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How to find messages where I'm the only recipient? [duplicate]

I receive emails from a bunch of different mailing lists- how do I find emails that are sent only to me? I tried searching "Deliveredto: example@gmail.com" but it didn't bring up every email and also ...
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How to prevent people from finding me by name search on Facebook?

I don't want my profile to appear in search results for user profiles. Is it possible to configure my account to be unsearchable?
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Unable to search for files unless complete file name is entered [duplicate]

As a company, we store a large amount of product images on Google Drive. To illustrate the point: we have one product with multiple images (eg. from different angles) all saved with different suffixes ...
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Use SoundCloud's search page without a query

I'm using SoundCloud to download music that can be played in a commercial setting. For that, I'm searching with the filter license=to_use_commercially (and also duration=medium). I don't have any ...
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Clear Facebook typeahead [duplicate]

How can I clear the Facebook typeahead search? (the search that shows you results before pressing the search-button or enter) If it is not possible, how can I make it show other items than it shows ...
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Search public images in Google Photos

On Picasa Web Album, I can search all public photos via the explore features, for instance a search by tag: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?feat=tags&psc=G&filter=0&tags=wikimania (...
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How to find a Facebook user

I can’t find a specific Facebook user (I searched his name) but if I log in with another Facebook account I can find this user.
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How can I search only those photos which haven't been added to any album on Google Photos? [duplicate]

I selected a group of photos and added them to an album. But now, I want to exclude those photos from my search, because I don't want to add them to another album by mistake and vice versa - I want ...
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Facebook learns my typeahead searches - how to “delete”

I have already deleted my search history but it seems that Facebook learnt my searches. Eg. There are 4 names starting with xy: xya, xyb, xyc, xyd Once I have searched for xyc and after it I have also ...
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Is there a way I can search URL's on Google/Bing verbatim with dots?

I'm trying to do some security related research with Google but it filters out . and fuzzy matches across the whole page. Is there a search engine that will let me do exact in-URL matching?
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How to search a particular Google Group and Body (versus Subject)

I'm trying to search for a past post to the Google Group Android Security Discussions. The search I used is: app rating site:groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/android-security-discuss I'm getting ...
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How to quickly search for a specific MSKB article on microsoft.com?

Searching for a MSKB article on https://support.microsoft.com/search no longer seems to work. For example, searching for KB980869 or just 980869 both result in an "Oops!" page that links back to the ...
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How to search for the newest files in a Google Drive?

I am running a few file folders for a project in Google Drive. Quite often, collaborators upload or update files in the one of the folders. Is there a way to see the latest changes to the drive, so I ...
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Search Site on Google Exclude a Folder

I'm familiar with searching a specific website on Google. site:yahoo.com I'm in a situation where I need to exclude a certain folder. Which I would have expected to be as follows. site:yahoo.com -...
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How to get a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia.org?

I do have a very slow internet connection. Nonetheless it would be fast enough to download a list of the files I'm looking for: I want a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia....
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How to search for website contains some keywords in its main domain?

I remember a website whose URL contains a specific word ("Hamilton", in my case) but I don't remember exactly the URL. I have tried google it with the keyword's syntax "Hamilton" feature of page but ...
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How to search for the latest video of a certain duration from a particular YouTube channel

I watch documentaries regularly and usually visit Vice and BBC News channels in YouTube. I always look for the latest documentaries/news with a duration of more than 20 minutes. My question is: how ...
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How to distinguish the two different kinds of football from Google results?

If I search soccer, it inevitably excludes most of the non-American sources of the sport because they call it football. If I search football, resources for American football shows up in large ...
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Facebook Search Friend I may know ALSO lives in certain area

I want to use Facebook to invite potentially interested people to an event. That event being an Arm Wrestling Tournament. To efficiently locate people interested in Arm Wrestling criteria, I wish to ...
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Key to “Find Next” in Google Docs

When I press Ctrl+f on google docs, it lets me search the first occurrence of the string I enter, and it informs me about how many appearances of the string there are. But What key(s) can I use to ...
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How can I search WordPress comments?

I can easily search a WordPress.com hosted blog by doing the following (on DDG): https://duckduckgo.com/?q=site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Ff1metrics.wordpress.com%2F%20some%20search%20term But how can I limit ...
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How to search with punctuation excluded by search engines?

I know no computer science so struggled to understand How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search?, but am I right that the most popular search engines (Google, Yahoo, ...) ...
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How to check if a Google Books item is in the public domain without API?

I know the Google Books API, but if for whatever reason I can't access it, how do I check whether a book is in the public domain? For whatever reason, Google doesn't think this is an information ...
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Use my photo for a search by image

How may I use a photo which is on my computer, for a search by image? I have already tried to upload it to my Google+ Unlimited account.
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How to get more results per page at WorldCat.org?

I need to see 50 (or 100) results per page instead of 10 results per page when I am searching in the WorldCat.org database. Is there any way to do that?
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Searching for people on Facebook not using a conventional characters in their names

It's true not everyone uses their real name on Facebook, but there are some who doesn't even use "real" and generally used characters in it. For example one can keep their name β₳₮MAN on Facebook, ...
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Result starts with someone who is not a friend in Facebook search

I've noticed that recently when I enter a letter into the search bar, the first person that comes up isn't a friend of mine, but the rest are. Does anyone know why this person comes up first?
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Search for domain names

I want a list of sites that include certain word in its domain name, but not in the path. Example: search for bicycle must returns sites like bicycles.stackexchange.com, but not facebook.com/bicycle. ...
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How to search an old post in a Facebook page with hundreds of posts

I want to view a very old post in a Facebook page, e.g. this page, which contains hundreds to thousands of posts. Browsing manually through the post stack of the page is so tiring and seems to be ...
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Hide non-coworkers from Hangouts search

My company uses gmail for our work email. Frequently I accidentally open google hangouts with random strangers* - is there any way to just remove non-company people from the hangouts search entirely? ...
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Bing search for exact phrase containing “@”

When I search "@test" in Google, the results contain exact @test phrase (which is right) but in Bing it ignores @. Is there anyway to change Bing's behaviour?