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How to Search YouTube for Non-News Channels

Very often I'm trying to find a clip of some recent event but when I search YouTube, I get pages and pages of news reports (Fox, CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS etc), even though I know many users have posted the ...
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Is there any case-sensitive search engine available? [closed]

This is not a duplicate of this question about Google. I am aware that the problem of distinguishing between, say, "GaP" (gallium phosphide), "gap" (hole), and "GAP" (...
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In Google Sheets search for a string in a column, then return the row where found

In Google Sheets, I have two columns of data. The first column is labeled Category, and the second Contents I want to search Contents for a text string and return Category wherever it is matched. For ...
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google maps search by label does not work anymore

Since around February 2024 I can not search locations by self-added labels anymore. E.g. my parking spot has the label "p9 parking". In the past, it was enough to type p9 to be able to ...
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Can I get DuckDuckGo to show less US-and-allies news sources?

I'm using the DuckDuckGo search engine in English. Now, I realize there will be more prominent and popular news sources in English in places like the US, the UK, Canada and Australia; but - since ...
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When I press the enter key in google search bar, instead of searching the keyword, it creates a new line

This is a new issue that whenever I write something to search in google and press enter key, it starts a new line. As per the below website saying I have cleared cookies and cache and the problem is ...
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Exclude sites from web search

Is it possible to exclude certain sites from a web search so they don't appear in the search results? Some search engines have a feature called safe search, but that doesn't look configurable (at ...
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GitHub - expand all search results in a file by default

I'm talking about basically autoclicking these on any search results page like this one: I there any setting for this that I missed or is a userscript needed?
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Search engine uses wikipedia result as default?

I tried searching for what this is called but couldn't find a result. So when searching for anything on a search engine it will give you a list of results but on the right-hand side a box will show ...
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Are there any similar sites to code.gouv.fr with a search engine that supports tags? [closed]

I am looking for a tool similar to code.gouv.fr that allows users to find repositories via a search engine that works with tags. code.gouv.fr will only return an answer if the exact description as ...
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How to search for shared albums

I have hundreds of Google Photos shared albums. How can I search for them? I remember some words of the title, but it seems that the only option is to browse through hundreds and hundreds of albums to ...
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How can I search Google for number ranges that use the M and K number abbreviation?

My goal is to search Google for instagram profiles that have a certain amount of followers. Filtering down to profiles only is easy but the hard part is making google understand the number ...
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Finding the cheapest available accommodation in Google Maps

I am doing a long-distance walk to the Caspian Sea, and I'm trying to do it cheaply. (I do a mixture of wild camping, cheap hotels, campsites, hostels, apartments, Airbnbs, Couchsurfing, and ...
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How to find a specific Trello card by card id or date

Our Trello board currently has about 500 cards on it. We can easily search by card number if it's three digits long, e.g. 123, but searching for two digit card numbers also returns three digit card ...
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How can I view or search across all the group direct messages sent by Bob to groups where Alice is present in Slack?

I use https://slack.com/. I have group messages between the following groups (I am also a member of each of these groups): Alice, Bob Alice, Bob, Charlie Bob, Charlie Alice, Bob, Charlie, David Bob, ...
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Search an entire Google Sheet for a value and return true/false

I need to search every sheet in a Google sheet for a value - currency - and return true if it's found. The code below is returning false for everything function searchForNumber(value) { var sheet = ...
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How to search for all outbound links of a particular website?

I want to search for all outgoing links with the URL https://github.com from this link https://whatevery1says.github.io/we1s-templates/creating-a-project/. I can do that with Outbound Links Checker ...
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How do I search the Wayback Machine for URLs on a website that contain a specific string?

I am looking for a way to search on archive.org for URLs of a website, that contain a certain word. (all my explanations here use 'example.com', but it's not the actual website I am searching for) ...
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Google Sheets Conditional format when cell contains any word from another cell (partial text match)

I am currently using =regexmatch(A1,"(?i)N02|N22|J25") in column A to highlight the cells that contain these terms. But I don't want to hardcode it as the search terms keep changing. The ...
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Is there a way to search backward in Google Spreadsheets?

When I click CTRL+H then I can open big search box in Google Spreadsheets. It searches forward for specific text all sheets from the position of my cursor. But is there a way to search backward? I ...
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Why Google doesn't recognise "chatgpt" as a searchable term?

Google must be well aware of "ChatGPT" developed by OpenAI by now after issuing a code red. However when I made a below simple search, it offered an auto correction as "chatbot" in ...
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How can I search for a string across all comments in a PDF on Acrobat Web?

I have opened a PDF on Acrobat Web. It has a few comments by others. How can I search for a string across all comments in a PDF on Acrobat Web?
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Is it possible to find public Google calendars?

I want to embed a Google calendar in my organization's intranet site. Google provides three options for sharing the calendar: Make it visible to anyone in the organization Make it visible only to ...
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Why don't I find any expected results when google-searching with search terms that start with dashes?

Background: When I try to google search something like "gcc -Wall" (for example,) to find documentation on the -Wall flag's meaning for GCC, it looks like I get the same search results as if ...
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Search items by its condition on Amazon?

In Amazon, there are some amazon URL parameters to filter the item result on the amazon search, such as &pct-off=50-75. I wonder if there is any way or a URL param to filter and show only a ...
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How can I list all the direct message groups where myself and a given user belong to in Slack?

I want to list the direct message groups where at least myself and another user belong to in Slack. How can I achieve that?
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Help about 4shared's search

My question is about 4shared. I'm looking for a way to find videos, which are not listed, but which, however, are available and visible, and this for all, because they are public videos. Could someone ...
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Search for special characters, SymbolHound.com is down, alternative [closed]

Do you know pages similar to SymbolHound.com which contain the use of special characters searches? Some alternatives and why this site stopped working? Google cannot cope with searching for phrases ...
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github code search based on specific repo state (commit, tag, release)

Is it possible to use the github api to achieve code searches for a specific repo state (commit, tag, or release)? I can't find these kinds of parameters in the code search documentation.
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Searching through the draw.io map in "Read-only" mode throws "Error" - "v is undefined"

I need to find an item "xyz" in a big technical map. At least the search done by the Ctrl+F "Find" box does not work: Error v is undefined I am in the "Read-only" mode, ...
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How to search a range for a matching word within a string?

What I'm trying to do is this: Cell A1 contains a sentence. The dog had black spots all over Column B contains a range of keywords. Let's say B7 contains dog. What would be the formula to get C1 to ...
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How can I filter for only emails sent by me with no recipients except myself in a gmail search if I also have myself autoBCCD on ALLof my sent emails?

This has been a bit of a doosy for me. I have my IOS devices set to auto-bcc myself on all of my sent emails so they populate in my inbox. Because of this, I began using the subject line of my emails ...
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How can I create a search box that only searches within a table in a wiki page in Confluence?

I have very long table with 2 columns: Column A Column B Word 1 Blahblah 1 Word 2 Blahblah 2 Word 3 Blahblah 3 Word 4 Blahblah 4 I'd like to hide it and instead ask the user to type a word in a ...
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How to search for exact matches of single-word video titles?

I would like to search for videos on YouTube whose title matches a single-word query. For example, if I search for titles containing the word "verb", I only want YouTube to return results ...
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Archive.org search by Title, Date, FullText simultaneously

Is it possible to search books satisfying 1),2),3) simultaneously in Archive.org ? 1) title contains food 2) added date is from 2015-01-01 to 2015-12-31 3) contents(=full text) of the book contains ...
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Search only headers and/or only in outline of Google Docs

I have a Google Doc with a large outline to move through the doc: If you have more than 100 headers, it is hard to find a header with a word like "MySQL" if that word pops up every now and ...
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Search websites whose urls contain a specific word

I'm wondering if it's possible to search all the websites whose url contains a specific word. Example: I'd like to search all the websites with the word ".uni??" in their url ("?" ...
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Is it possible to filter emails from addresses starting with something?

I deal with a public institution that sends emails from a variety of addresses such as [email protected], [email protected], etc. To my absolute dismay, when I type portaligi in my Gmail, ...
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Gmail Label Search for Parent Label (including all its children)

GMail has some great features, one of which is label tagging to organize your inbox. However, I have a situation where I stuff all "waste of time" emails that sometimes I peruse into the ...
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How to search twitter by location?

How do I search for Tweets sent from a Location? Twitter help says there's a Place tab in Advanced Search. But there is none. I've tried Place:$place and Location:location but that is a plain text ...
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Search within a category page on a MediaWiki site

I'm trying to search for text on a category page of a MediaWiki website. But the search seems to only work on article pages. How can I also search on category (or all) pages on a MediaWiki website? ...
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Search a Column of Data & Enter a Specific Value based on 2 criteria

I have a sheet, where I will enter a bunch of data with skus into 1 column, and have search terms somewhere else. What I want is to automatically, look at the SKU AND the search term, and then bring ...
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How to search Gmail for emails based on number of recipients

I've been given the task of searching our company emails for emails that were sent to 10+ recipients, to check for accidentally included mailing lists. I've checked all the documentation I can find ...
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Someone famous retweeted me couple of years ago, how do I find it through advanced twitter search?

On Twitter, @Someone famous retweeted me some couple of years ago. I did not care for it then, but now I want to find it. I tried things like from:@famousguy filter:nativeretweets [@me] which did not ...
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Filter out chats in Gmail without "Don't include chats" option

Previously, in Gmail advanced search and when creating filters there was a checkbox called Don't include chats. But it's not there anymore. And now I'm getting chats in my Gmail inbox because of the ...
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Search non-direct messages in slack

In slack, can I search messages in public/private channels only? I would like to exclude direct messages to me from the search because I know I have already read them. I am interested in finding ...
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How can I combine two search operators in the Microsoft Outlook web interface?

Blank space doesn't seem to work. E.g. when I use size:large hasattachment:true I see no results, Whereas both size:large and hasattachment:true used alone return results that are similar (i.e., I see ...
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How to search for hyphen- oder underscore-separated words in Google Drive?

For better compatibility, my filenames don't contain spaces. However Google Drive does not seem to support partial searching expect when separated by spaces. For example, if my filename is "...
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How to search multiple names if present in a website?

I was thinking if there is any way search in Google or other way to see multiple names or title if present in a website (although different web pages) and show list of pages found with targeted names? ...
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Bulk Search Or Find a bunch of values at once

I have a list of order numbers that I get from one sheet & cross check whether they are there in another sheet (they shouldn't be, they would be the orders that we don't need so we delete them ...
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