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Questions tagged [search]

Ways and methods to look up data and information from a service, index or some other collection of information

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Is there a way to pull or search for data from other sheets?

We use Google Sheets for tech commission sheets (track jobs and hours). Right now we have 2 years (2017&2018) in 1 set of sheets, 1 sheet for each month (jan 17, feb 17, etc). So instead of adding ...
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How can you find or highlight all cells having validation in Google Sheets?

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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Search engine for everything illegal, weird, immoral, anti-social and/or anti-government

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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Where to find a list of Google search operators?

I heard once that there are some search keywords or operators that google could use to enhance the search results. One of them was "NEAR"... Say if I search "make" NEAR "great again" it would ...
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How to make Google Maps not show favorite places during search

I want my favorite places be visible when I don't search for anything in particular. However, I need them hidden when I put query for something, for example "Best buy". They get in the way of looking ...
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How to limit Team Drive search to a single team drive?

I'm trying to search for files with a particular term in a single specific team drive. But when I search, I get hundreds of results across 15 different team drives, most of which aren't the one I am ...
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How can 2 people use the same Gmail account and filter incoming e-mails for each user considering Labels are applied per message?

So this one is a serious head-scratcher that is proving much more difficult to resolve than at first glance. I have a Client that runs a small business. They are a husband and wife team and use ...
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How to sort results of a search in Gmail? [duplicate]

In Gmail, I know I can sort my emails from newest to oldest and from oldest to newest. In Gmail, I am looking for a way to perform a search and sort the results of this search from oldest to newest.
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Number of YouTube search results not showing

When I search on YouTube and press enter the number of results not showing!!! Why?? I want to show results like this picture
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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 search Gmail conversations that do not have certain people replied

I need to find open conversations sent to help@company.com that do not have received a reply from csr@company.com yet. to:help@company.com -"csr@company.com" queries like the above fetches ...
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Search label by first characters on GitHub

I'm on GitHub. I can search like this: https://github.com/jenstornell/kirby-plugins/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen+label%3A%22Type%3A+Plugin%22 The query looks like this: is:issue is:open label:"...
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How do I download from Gutenberg by genre or subgenre?

For a project I'm working on, I need to access all the English fiction in Gutenberg, and then all the horror stories in English fiction on Gutenberg? I see how I download all the txt files in English. ...
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How to search Gmail to find conversations that are both in the Inbox AND have a specific Label?

How can I search Gmail so I view and only view all conversations that are both: in the Inbox (e.g. not Archived), AND have a specific Label ? If I look at my Gmail inbox now and see a total of 160 ...
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Facebook Search Workaround

As we know, Facebook has been intentionally derailing its search functionality in the recent past. While Graph Search has become a thing of the past, the usual Search bar used to have certain modest ...
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How can I disable Google from forcing me to the top of the page whenever I click and drag a link or image anywhere in the page of results?

On Google Search, there's a "feature" when click-hold-dragging a link in any direction that forces the screen to the top of the page (for the purpose of dropping the link into the Search Bar, it would ...
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How to search through Amazon Customer Questions?

An Amazon product has 787 questions and I can access them using the buttons: How do I do a keyword search?
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Use Google Scholar for searching words appeared within Keywords

I have two words which are "team" and "conflict". I want to search for all the papers that have these two words in their "Keywords List". Note that the Keywords mean not the general keywords related ...
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Search results for Kindle Unlimited?

On my Kindle device I can filter search results to "Kindle Unlimited" only. I thought that I'd seen a similar option on the web interface through the Amazon website to search Kindle books, but see no ...
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How can I find the audio clips in a Facebook Messenger history

I have a long chat history with a Facebook Messenger user. There are a few audio clips in the history. I don't want to scroll through 30,000 messages and clicking on audio clips. Is there an ...
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Can I make in-site search results on “New Google Sites” honor the web address mapping?

I am hosting a site using the New Google Sites, which has recently added a search functionality. I use web address mapping, so instead of https://sites.google.com/domain/site/page, I can direct my ...
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YouTube : get more than 20 search results from the command line

I want to get the YouTube video IDs for this search pattern "joseph prince" from curl : curl "https://www.youtube.com/results?sp=CAISAhgC&search_query=joseph+prince&max_results=50" 2>&...
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Search for small, unknown, relevant websites [closed]

How can you search the internet for small, undiscovered, or unpopular websites that are relevant to your search query? Google search results are flooded with major providers (not to mention bias) ...
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What Search Operators can I use in Outlook in Office 365?

My organization moved its mail & other applications from Google Apps to Office 365 Business. Since then, I use the web based Outlook app that comes along with this subscription for my company ...
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How can I search people on Facebook by name and by year?

I found out how to search by year range (https://www.facebook.com/search/25/30/users-age-2) - it shows people 25-30 years old. But how to add to this link full name (name / last-name)?
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Has the Twitter search syntax silently changed?

So for the last few weeks I've been performing the following search: #MyHashTag filter:images And it has worked perfectly. Until yesterday/today when it stopped and displays zero results. Additional ...
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Finding non-monetised YouTube videos

Is there any way to find YouTube videos which do not (currently) contain overlay or video advertising - that is, non-monetised videos? The only way I have found is to play the video to see if an ...
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Search for users by timezone or country on Slack?

For example if I wanted to see all users who were in Australia, could I search for them by either a timezone or country?
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How do you now search within YouTube channels?

There used to be a search icon when accessing the videos of a channel which would allow to search for videos only in that channel: Since the interface redesign this doesn't seem to be there any more. ...
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How can I search a specific word on Google at the same time avoiding it in a phrase?

This is my first post here, so Hi! and don't hesitate to migrate my question to anywhere else, wherever it might be more appropriate To better understand my question, here is an example - I want to ...
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How can I search my Google Drive AND Google Keep?

I'm considering using Google Keep but wondering if it just becomes another deep box to search for stuff in. Can I search my Google Drive and Google Keep from one search tool?
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How to find a specific tweet in its context?

Via a direct link I found this tweet dated 14 Dec 2010. Now I wanted to see the tweets this user sent just before and after this specific message so I made an advanced search: https://twitter.com/...
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Can I search the internet with dead links included?

It seems that most search engines don't give dead links as results, which I think is a shame. The page might not work now, but it is quite likely that the Internet Archive saved it. So the information ...
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YouTube plus operator is returning results that do NOT contain the keywords

YouTube Search Feature Alternative seems to indicate I'm not alone. Do this search: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%2Bigaging+%2Bgage+%2Bblocks. click on the first result which is: ...
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How do I search for posts in a Facebook group?

How do I search for posts in a group? tells me to click Search this group in the top right. But that option is gone. There was a magnifying glass (from https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/58082/...
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Search Twitter for string that ends with a hyphen

I'm trying to search Twitter and TweetDeck for tweets containing the string mw17-, but both web apps only show results without the hyphen (i.e. mw17). I've tried wrapping my query in quotes "mw17-" ...
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Do likes and dislikes affect the order of video shown upon searching?

When we search for videos on YouTube, based upon keywords used for searching and title of videos, YouTube shows search results. Now I want to know whether the order of results being displayed ...
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Is there a way to search through liked videos on my YouTube account?

Is there a way to search for specific videos in my like playlist on my account?
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On what basis does Trello sort the search results?

I cannot determine how Trello search results are sorted. What field(s) (due date, label, title, etc...) is/are used when displaying a search result? I have done below test search, and the result ...
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How to search highlighted data in the site?

I am using Blogger to record my thoughts. I have inserted search box to search my thinking; I have highlighted important thoughts using the highlighter; as I want to explore more only on those ...
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How to search in a single channel?

When I use the search box built into Slack, I'm presented with a choice of what channels to include in the search, but the most limited choice I can make there is "Include: only messages from channels ...
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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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Can I search all artists with “✚” on their name on SoundCloud?

Can I search all artists with "✚" on their name on SoundCloud? I was trying to find ✚ C H V K S ✚ or something.
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How to search notes in Google Sheets?

My spreadsheet has many notes added to its cells. I would like to find the cells containing a certain word, phrase or number. How to do this?
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How to search for French-language movies on IMDB?

Here's the problem: I searched for French language feature films with a rating of at least 6, on IMDB (here's the address: http://www.imdb.com/search/title?countries=%C2%B7%C2%B7%C2%B7%C2%A0Common%...
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How to search for exact phase with punctuation?

I was trying to find text in StackOverflow and web that contain "using:" exactly that way with colon. No way. Search engines simply discard it and return using results only. How to search for that ...
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How can I search Google Voice for a phone number in only my text messages?

In Google Voice, I can search for a phone number and see all the calls and text messages with that phone number. How can I limit the search to just text messages? I tried using adding in:text ...
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How do I turn a Google Photos search result into an album?

I searched Google Photos for all of my pictures of a person by clicking on the search bar and then clicking on the picture of the person for whom I'm searching. That worked really nicely — it ...
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How to clear search history at Hotmail?

I have an email account on hotmail.com. I have searched few words, using the left search bar, to find something in my emails. However, when I click on the search bar now, I still see those words, ...
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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 ...