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A search service created by Google that allows users to search the web for image content.

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Is it possible to create a Google image search URL for a specific size and color and text?

I'm creating a simple CMS, and I want to let users click a link in the administration panel to search for an image with specific attributes. These attributes are: Specific size (for example 1600*900) ...
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Getting error while using inlineImages

I am always getting error while using inlineImages. "Error Exception: Invalid argument: inlineImages" Below is my code: var blob = Charts.newTableChart() .setDataTable(table.build()) ...
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Where do the new images in Google search definitions come from?

I often look words up quickly using Google Search. For example, I might search define:belligerent to quickly get a definition, check my spelling, or find synonyms. Today, for the first time, I ...
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Google reverse image search in a specific country

I want to use Google to search for a specific image inside a specific country (IP)! Using http://images.google.com/ gives me results for all sites, but I can't sort results by country. It would also ...
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How does one search a picture online?

If one has a picture file, like .jpg, how does one search (maybe Google) if this picture is around online?
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How do you search for images with transparent backgrounds?

I search with Google Image search daily, and recently they have gotten rid of their 'search tools' feature with images. I wanted to know if there’s still any other way to sort images by transparent ...
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Get ALL image search results?

Apologies if this is a duplicate. I've done a little research and it seems futile but thought I'd ask: Does anyone know a way to get all (or more?) Google Image Search results than the ones they ...
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Google Images: can't select different image sizes

For a while back, when you performed a search on Google Images, you could click on the image dimensions (for example 350x200) and then it will display all image sizes of that image. Since the recent ...
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See Google Image search results with better resolution

When I do a Google Images search, the results are fuzzy, even if I enlarge with ctrl++. How can I get a higher resolution preview? Perhaps a browser extension or a search parameter?
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Made my Instagram account private, still all the pictures show up on Google Search

When googling my name all my (now private) Instagram pictures shown up, linked to www.pictaram.com/user/xxxx addresses. Is there any way to stop pictaram showing my pictures?
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Search for filetype:apng

Google Images search currently supports the filetype: parameter to display images of only a particular file type. So cat filetype:gif typed into the search bar will give only GIF results. cat ...
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The pictures uploaded to Google for Google Image search, are they safe with Google?

I came across this online query: This person was asking for an expert advice. The person uploaded a picture for search, and then she got a link. On visiting the link she could see a thumbnail-sized ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Google Image Search text input box when using Chrome on OSX

While searching for images using text input, I want to be able to go from an existing google image search to the input box using keyboard shortcuts. I'm using Google Chrome on OSX. A 2012 answer by ...
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How to narrow Google Image Search to only include specific file type

I want to narrow a Google Image Search to only include a specific file type. In my specific case, I'm interested only in .gifs. Including the search term ".gif" does not effectively or ...
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Stop "View Image" links going to a Google url before redirecting

When I click "View Image" in Google images results I get sent to a Google page which redirects me to the image. How do I change this so I go straight to the image?
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Can you go back to the last iteration of Google Image search?

For a long time, when you clicked an image from the search results on Google Image search, it would slide out a new page section and expand the image to fill it most of it, alongside a batch of ...
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Easy to read Google search URL agurment _Image Tab Results_: q=how+to+create+google+search+url+argument+open+images+view+only

I like to be able to create easy to read URLs and I want to know how to modify the google search URL so that the results return showing the _image_I cannot see how to open Google results on images tab ...
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export saved Google images into Google photos

How do I import saved images from http://www.google.com/save/ into Google Photos without downloading them? (From Linux.) Similar to, but different from: How to download all Google Search images ...
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How can I change the default usage rights settings of the Google Images search?

I would like the default setting to be Labeled for reuse. How can I make this setting apply permanently?
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Copying a Google "Maps" search field to an "Image" search field

Say I searched for my childhood's school on Google Maps: After seeing the "Earth View" of it, I feel like searching for Images of this college, on Google Image search. Is there a way to launch an ...
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How to effectively google images without visiting Google Images?

Say I go to google.com and type in thingtofind X. What should X be so that the result is equivalently searching thingtofind in images.google.com? The reason I'm asking this is because sometimes I want ...
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How to make Google Images display results in an "inline frame"?

Sometimes, Google Images results are shown in an "inline frame": when you click a picture from the results, it pops a black frame with preview, link to image, link to page and related image, as in the ...
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Is there a way to submit, update, or remove a photo in Google image search?

If I see a bad photo in the Google Image search result and want to remove it, or update it, how do I go about doing that? I think it might be easier if Google image search got that photo from ...
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Google Image Search using hidden information of the file?

I know there's hidden information called EXIF, but I think this is something else and here is why. Try, for example, searching in Google images "INFO". You will probably find this picture in some of ...
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Does Google Photos have Reverse image search?

Google Images has Reverse image search, whereas I can use a picture as my search to find related images from around the web. Does Google Photos have Reverse image search whereas I can use a picture ...
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How can you increase similarity in Google image search?

In Google you can image search, which will return images which are visually similar to the image you searched for. How can I increase how similar the returned results are?
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Search for non-watermarked images

I often Google Image Search for simple images to add to my blog. For example I just searched 'lots of coffee'. However, for certain terms (like the aforementioned one) it produces a lot of results ...
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Finding what terms would return a given image in Google Images

If I go to images.google.com and type in a search term (for instance "clouds") I get a number of images returned as a result. But for a given image in the search results, how can I find all the ...
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Google reverse search phrase--where does it come from?

I am using Google Chrome, and I use the Google reverse search engine, by right-clicking on the image and choosing the "Search Google for this image". For some images that you have used with this ...
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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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What are the sizes used for the different options?

When searching on Google Images, under "Search Tools" there is a dropdown for "Size". The options in this list are: Large Medium Icon Larger than... Exactly... While the bottom 2 are fairly easy to ...
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Best web search method to found "template" pictures

[recommended migration from Graphic design] When I prepare scientific presentation I frequently use Google image search engine to find suitable pictures to insert them on Impress slides (Libre office)...
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How to download all Google Search images results

Is there a way to automatically download all the images that Google shows up on Google Image Search? I do not want to download the thumbnails and only the actual images in their actual sizes.
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How to search only totally free images in Google?

I needed an image of a robot for a presentation, and I wanted an image with a free (e.g. creative commons) license. I searched in Google images "robot free", but got mostly royalty-free images (i.e. ...
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Ignore watermarked stock pictures from image search [duplicate]

When I search for images on Google, mostly it gives results related to stock websites with watermarked images. I want these sites to be ignored when I perform a search—is there any possibility to do ...
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Is there a way to search for images with transparent background using Google Image Search?

How can I search for an image with transparent background using Google Image Search?
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Are the image sizes Google reports inaccurate?

I tired to do a search by image earlier and got these results. However, I found one was reported at 800x1000, but is smaller than one reported at 768x960. What causes Google to misread these sizes? ...
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Google image search URL that can be shared?

I performed a Google Image search, it shows results, but when I send the search URL to someone, they can not see any result: https://www.google.com/search?as_q=berlin&tbs=sur:fmc&biw=1855&...
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Google Alerts for images

We use Google alerts quite a lot to keep in touch with what's being said about our company, but what we’ve found really useful lately is using the reverse image search tool in Google Images to search ...
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Is there a quick way of getting a beautiful URL to a Google search query?

When searching Google I often want to share a link to my search. (not to a search result, to the current page with the results) Many years ago Google used to have excellent URLs. For example: ...
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Google Image Search - Specify exact width with any height?

The Google image search has the ability to search for images with specific dimensions. For example, you can search for an image with an exact pixel width and height of your choice. However, if you ...
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How do I disable zoom effect when hovering mouse over thumbnails in Google Image Search?

I think this is something of a usability flaw, so I wonder if it's possible to disable the effect that scales thumbnails up when mousing over the results. Either via a setting somewhere in my Google ...
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How do I search an image with specific resolution using new Google Image Search

As you know, there was an option available in Google Image Search known as Search image with specific screen resolution, option name as Exactly but recently Google changed the approach and am not ...
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Can I hide images on Google Image Search that I've already flagged?

When I'm reporting offensive images on Google, is it possible to hide images that I've already flagged? I want the images that I've flagged as offensive to disappear from my search results (instead of ...
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Google Search Tips For French Words

I like to find film posters or book covers featuring a word that I am learning. Sometimes it is difficult to find anything using Google Image search so I need to improve my search terms. For example, ...
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How do I find the earliest / original instance of an image on the web?

I'm curious about the etymology (aka "origin") of this image I found on the web: How would I go about finding the earliest websearch result for this image? Yes, I can use TinEye to find other ...
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Order Google Image search by resolution (descending)

How can I order a Google Image search by image's resolution in descending order (greater to lowest resolution)?
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Search Google images filtered by date range

I am trying to find recent images (e.g not older than 1 year) using a specific search term. Is it possible specify a date range when using Google Images Search?
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Search Google Images for minimum 640x480 size by default

I generally search for images using Google Image Search and after any search, I select the minimum size as 640x480 from the left pane of the page. Is there any way to set a minimum size for Google ...
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Switch off drag and drop feature of Google image search

How do I turn off Google's drag and drop image-based search feature? When you go to the Google Image search engine, people can drop a picture into the search box and the results of the search will be ...
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