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Questions tagged [google-search]

Search engine owned and developed by Google

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Prioritise Japanese characters over Chinese equivalent characters in English version of Google?

Here is the dilemma. I am using Windows and do not want to change the system UI to Japanese (which is more difficult to read than English), but I want to read Japanese search results. The problem is, ...
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How do I tell Google that I prefer Python3 results?

Google is supposed to learn what results I want. However, it continually produces the Python 2 documentation when I'm searching. Obviously it's only another click or two, or I could type "3" in my ...
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How do I search for a list of Google map locations?

How do I search for a Google map with tagged locations? For example, how would I find a map of the locations of Tudor theatre's in London, tagged on a modern London Google map? Searches for maps in ...
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How to do the Google search operator in a specific date range?

To set the search result only in a date range, I can add the search operators with the keyword: stackoverflow daterange:2016-01-01..2016-12-31 or stackoverflow daterange:2457389-2457735 However, ...
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Shortcut to jump to first search result from omnibox

Are there any keyboard shortcuts to jump to first result in Google search after landing there from omnibox? Right now I need to press Tab 18 times, which is very inconvenient.
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Is it possible to turn off dependence of search terms (operator) order in Google search?

I used 4 search terms in a Google search in different order (no search operator at all, only terms) and get 220000 vs. 250000 results and different sites in top 30 search results. It's not tragic, ...
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How do I remove these kinds of results from my Google searches?

These kinds of results are really annoying to see as they're in pure white. I'm using stylish to style the rest of the Google page but I can't figure out to style this portion so I'm resorting to try ...
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How do I search for a range of numbers on Google for a predetermined link?

How do I Google, which books on Toronto Public Library's website fitting my selected criteria have 50-100 copies? Inputting 50..100 copies site:torontopubliclibrary.ca/search.jsp?Ntt=introduction+to+...
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Search for articles of a particular length

I would like to only search for articles that are, say, over 3000 words. Is there a way to do this with Google or another general-purpose search engine?
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Google Search History - linking across multiple accounts?

Does Google link searches across multiple accounts? For example, if I signed out of my account, then searched Google, would Google log the fact it was likely the accountholder of the account just ...
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Where can I find documentation on Google's search options that show up in the url address?

By adding certain code terms to a Google search, one can control certain options about the result. For instance, "encrypted.google.com/search?&hl=en&q=TEST" searches for "TEST" in the English ...
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Google Voice Search: Multiple languages in desktop search?

The Google application on my iOS device allows me to search both in English and in foreign languages, at the same time. In other words, I just start speaking, and it will recognize the language. It ...
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Is there a way to get Google Search to give you definitions for words in languages other than English?

If I google perspicacious, Google Search correctly infers that I want a definition and just includes it at the top of the results. For more common words, like vanish, I would have to write define ...
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How to have keyboard shortcuts in Google Search not skip over results?

Using Firefox 36; I look up this query in Google Search, with Javascript enabled for google.com: https://www.google.com/search?q=something&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=something+pdf Then I click on ...
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How-to make Google Search not cut off topic with an ellipsis?

I have a modern monitor from today's century, with a resolution more than 640x480 pixels. Yes seriously! =) Anyways, for some reason I have failed to understand, Google Search cut off the topic with ...
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“More results from” (same domain) on Bing

On Google Search, if a search returns multiple results from the same site (e.g., forum sites, Super User...), you get a "More results from..." at the bottom to basically redo the original search with ...
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How do you search “sam.as.sam@example.com” in Google?

How do you search an email address with dot inside, such as "sam.as.sam@example.com", in Google? When I search it with double quotation marks surrounded, the dots "." are always omitted. Any way out?
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How does Google handle special characters?

According to Google Basic search help Generally, most punctuation and special characters are ignored, however there is a growing list of punctuation and symbols that are recognized in searches. ...
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Searching for Google Maps direction by query

When I want to get directions between two well-known places, I enter a query like "from Heaven to Hell" into Google, then switch to Maps tab and the route is there (provided that Heaven and Hell are ...
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Why is clicking on a Google search result sending me to a different page than just typing in the same URL?

I was trying to track down the website of a local nonprofit, so I typed its name into Google. The first result showed the organization's actual domain name, but the description was spam, and clicking ...
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Is there a way to use Google's advanced search parameters without triggering the CAPTCHA test?

When using Googles advanced search operators, I only ever get about three or four tries before I start getting harassed by these perpetual reCAPTCHA turing tests: Yes, I'm human. No, I'm not a robot. ...
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Advanced search and “I'm feeling lucky”?

I want to perform a slightly advanced search and automatically go to the first hit on Google (= the same function as I'm feeling lucky). Is that possible? Something like site:abc.com keyword and ...
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Search the web for a long hyphen “–” but exclude items with a short hyphen “-”

I would like to search for a word that is preceded by a long hyphen "–" (U+2013 : EN DASH ) such as –format but exclude items that have short/normal/minus hyphen "-": (U+002D : HYPHEN-MINUS): -...
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How to filter Google search results by rating?

Some websites have ratings which will be displayed in Google search results. My question is: is there a way to filter the search result based on the webpage's ratings? For example, rated 3.5 or ...
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Google search thinks I'm a robot

Why does Google think I'm a robot? It happens to me pretty much lately. I haven't changed anything in my searching behavior - I press Ctrl+L / Ctrl+E to go to the search bar and type something I ...
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Is it possible to use a wildcard and a punctuation mark on Google search?

I'd like to find results from Google Search containing the following pattern: a phrase initiated with the word because - followed by any word - and ended with a period. For example: "because tired." "...
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How do I search for all pages on domain X that link to domain Y via Google?

What would be for example the search for all pages on stackexchange.com that link to wikipedia.org? In case Google can't do this, is there another way I can get this answer?
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Google Search is always grouping stackoverflow results. How to disable?

Since the beginning of this year, I think, Google Search started to group any programming-related search results from stackoverflow: Due to this I can't see all stackoverflow results on the first ...
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Are Chrome bookmarks used by Google Search to improve their search results?

I am wondering if Google uses the data from all Google Chrome users for their weighting of search results. A simple bookmark count would reveal importance, then they could prioritize the search ...
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Google search by time frame anomaly

I'm trying to understand the logic Google search uses when I use the time frame filter. In the first search, I restrict results to "Past 24 hours": In the second search, I restrict to "Past week" : ...
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How to stop Google from redirecting me to the version of my country

I'm from Poland. And Google persistently redirect me to Google.pl. Now if I go to Google.com, it will redirect me to Google.pl, unless I go to Google.com/ncr, in which case it doesn't. But how can I ...
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How do I find references to zstd in the ubuntu mailing lists using google.com/search?

Sep'17 ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing archive page has the line: FW: zstd package on Ubuntu LTS 16.04 Yann Collet I am attempting to locate any additional references to zstd in the ubuntu ...
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Disable Keyboard Shortcuts in Google Search

Is there a way to disable keyboard shortcuts in Google Search? I searched and found solutions to disable it in Gmail, Docs, Drive, etc., but none specific to the Google search page. I also couldn't ...
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How to search for “X Y” words in Google Web Search while exculding pages that have X and no Y after it

I want to use Google Web Search to do a web search like this: Find pages that contain the phrase "red car" while excluding the pages that have the word "red" and no "car" after it. If we just entered "...
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Is there a way to search for PDFs with high image content?

Images are embedded inside a PDF hence it's very hard to know. Is there a way to search in Google Search to have PDFs as results which have lots of images in them? I do know filetype:pdf trick, but ...
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Is there a character limit on the number of ORs you can include in a google search URL

I'm trying create google search with MANY "OR"s sorted by date My results are inconsistent. Is this because there is a character limit? +OR+cat+OR+dog+OR+zebra.................. *Fwiw, I'm ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select an item in a dropdown menu in Google search

Is there any keyboard shortcut to select an item in a dropdown menu in Google search?
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How to let Google learn about me in order to customise search results?

I mean, for example: I don't like www.w3schools.com so I’d like to tell Google: "never show me this" instead of writing the – operator all the time. It would be nice also if by writing ms SQL Google ...
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My Google Search results used to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result

This does not appear now and I have tried to find a way to bring back that option for many hours today until I am totally frustrated. I did however find some information on the web that suggests the ...
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How can we search for webpages with video embeds?

Is there any way to use Google to search for webpages with video embeds? For example, I would like to search for all pages in movies.stackexchange.com that has a video embedded. E.g. site:movies....
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How to make my Mendeley publications searchable by Google?

I tried everything: I uploaded my .odt and .pdf to my profile and I can see them, but when I look at my profile with Google: cache:http://www.mendeley.com/profiles/leonid-soshinskiy/ my publications ...
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How to search the web for JavaScript using Google, or other crawler?

I know you can search Google for specific filetypes, so you can do filetype:js someCode However, Google doesn't seem to index JavaScript, or at least these results just seem to be HTML pages with a ....
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Google Image Search - New tab

Ever since Google's new Image Search format, it's not respecting my "Open each selected result in a new browser window." setting. When I click on an image, it will open the selected link in a new tab, ...
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How can I find search results that are relevant to my recent web history?

Is there any way to find Google Search results that are relevant to recent browsing history? I want to find search results that are relevant to my recent browsing history (since it might be useful for ...
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How to search a YouTube channel's videos by duration

I'm trying really hard to find a specific video on a YouTube channel that has nearly 1000 videos. The channel has a lot of short videos (<10 minutes), but the video I'm looking for was at least 20 ...
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Highlight Google search results that are existing Firefox bookmarks?

I use Firefox for several hours daily. As a semi-prpofessional programmer, simultaneously learning several languages/platforms (yet cursed with a "handicappingly-poor" memory"), I find myself ...
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Google search results no longer containing forwarding url

Since earlier this year, Google search results no longer contain the forwarding url but instead directly link to the domain in the search query. In the past a result in the search query would look ...
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What is with the Google timer durations?

Etc..... I'm unable to see the pattern here. What's more weird, is that it works if you specify any interval (including some or all) of "second", "min" or "hour" less than 24 hours. Fractions and ...
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Weird _sp variable in Google Search Console

When Google indexes my site it keeps finding the home page with ?_sp=[some random characters] at the end. I never use this variable, so I don't know how Google keeps finding it. It's automatically ...
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How do I disable Google AMP in search results on iOS?

When I search Google on an iPhone, website links are often replaced with slimmed-down AMP versions. Getting to the original webpage with full-functionality requires opening an extra page. How do I ...