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In Google Sheets I need to find a string and return true/false, or even a count into a cell so I can perform an action

In my example i have a column with Names of signs we product in our sighshop and I need to be able to isolate similar named signs So say I need to return a a value if the cell is Bud Light and only ...
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Youtube search keyword grouping

I tried to search YouTube with more than 4 keywords, but I think it limits the search within adjacent permutation subgroups within those keywords. Say I search for keyword1 keyword2 keyword3 keyword4 ...
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URL is not on Google [migrated]

I'm trying to get google to index a site. But when I use the inspection tool, I get this generic advice. All links lead to more generic advice. Since the (exact same) process works for some other ...
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Is there a way to only view the results for one individual term on google trends?

I'm trying to compare JavaScript package managers such as yarn and npm on Google trends. Based on Compare Trends search terms I'm under the impression that when I type yarn on Google Trends its ...
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Determining what type of search result is returned by Wikipedia

When you send a search to Wikipedia using the: http://www.wikipedia.org/search-redirect.php?search=George Washington URL, it seems like this function returns 3 different manifestations of Wikipedia ...
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How to use QUERY to show data in Google Sheet using tags

I have a Google Sheet with 2 sheets. In sheet 01 I have this table. In sheet 02 I want to have a "Search by Tag" sheet. So, googling I got this formula =QUERY('01'!A2:D4, "select B,C,D where A = '...
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How to stop Google Docs automatically searching for an old “Find” query before you can enter a new one

In Google Docs the Find input field remembers old search terms, seemingly forever. When you use Command-F (control F) it does two things: it opens the find panel, but it also performs an immediate ...
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Is it possible to get SMS texts for tweets from a specific user that match certain words?

I know that you can send an SMS text from Twitter for all tweets that you get from a specific user. But is it possible to only send texts when a tweet is from a specific user and that also match ...
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Entire Column green if all cells in it are empty

I would like all columns that only contain empty cells to light up green. In the below picture these should be: C3:C8, D3:D8, E3:E8, L3:L8 What would be the correct custom formula for this? Bonus ...
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How to insert links to headings in Google Docs without brute force (incremental completion and narrowing)

Problem Statement This is specifically for Google Docs, not any other google products: I need to quickly add links to other headings inside the same Google Document, much more efficiently than what ...
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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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How to search Google Groups for keywords

I went to https://groups.google.com and searched for boot ring seat, looking for a specific Usenet message that I know has those three words in it. No results. All right, I thought, maybe I'm ...
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How can I list all cards I am watching in Trello?

How could I list all watched cards (or as a further refinement all watched cards I am not working on)? I couldn't see anything immediately on the pages regarding watching, filtering or searching.
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Is there a way to highlight specific words in search results?

Is there a way to highlight particular words in cells that I enter into the search window? Sometimes, working with a huge text we need to find only several words among long text and we have to read ...
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How can I search for 'new' items ONLY in Amazon.ca?

I was trying to find a 'new' laptop in Amazon and failed. It is showing a lot of search results which includes 'old' and 'refurbished' items as well. I scrolled through 5 or 6 pages, almost all ...
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Code (in google sheet) to search text in Google Docs or PDF's or Google sheet

From GoogleSheet I would like to search text if it exists in docs, pdf files with matching file names (or fileID). Is there a way to do that? I am somewhat familiar with Scripting in googlesheet ...
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Changed Twitter username. Still showing in Twitter searches

If my Twitter handle were @johnsmith, and I were to change it to @johndoe, I'd expect that searches in the Twitter search input for the old username would now show no connection to the new name. On ...
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Incorrect contacts images when searching in Google Contacts

My company has its name given in each contact's details so I can display all contacts from that company using a search query. When I do so, I see some incorrect photos or no photos at all. When I ...
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How can I find pictures in Google Photos in which multiple people that I specify appear together?

I know how to use Google Photos to find pictures which have a given person in them, for example showing pictures of "Christopher" or "Michael". How can I find pictures in Google Photos in which ...
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What is the best way to search a video with specific song in it on youtube?

Under any Youtube video there is a description of music/songs under it. What is the best way to search a Youtube video based on that song? I can search it by the name of that song in Google search but ...
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Creating a twitter search link that references the user that clicked on said link

I was wondering if its possible to make a link of the formhttps://twitter.com/search?q=itunes.apple%20from%3A&src=typd where the search is performed on the whoever is logged in when it is clicked. ...
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How can I make google give me only top-level page results?

I would like to do a keyword search but with only top-level pages as result. For example, I want https://superuser.com as a hit but not https://superuser.com/questions/230975/ on my search. Only ...
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Is there a way to pull or search for data from other sheets? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 ...