I've tried to find an exact string using Google Search. The string looks like this: xx-xxxx where the "x" can be any number or letter. After the first two characters there is a dash and after this 4 other characters, like this: 1A-59B4. Is there a way to search only the exact structure using Google Search? I tried **-**** but it didn't work.


I guess you should try this way: "[EXACT_STRING]" without any signs near ". I mean don't put - near " like here "-**"

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    Using quotes in a Google search enables the exact-string search. If it's within the quotes the exact symbol is searched for as part of the string. The "-" only negates the character if it is outside of quotes or parenthesis.
    – phantom42
    Sep 13 '13 at 12:54

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