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

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Tab equivalent for Mac while searching from website in chrome bar [migrated]

For ex. In Windows Chrome if you type youtube.com on bar and press tab it enables a textbox to search on youtube, What's the equivalent in Mac OS?
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How to use search engines to know which film/tv series is on Disney Plus without being a subscriber? [closed]

site:netflix.com -site:dvd.netflix.com "name of show" => Search if a show is on Netflix (enter to see if it's available in your country) site:primevideo.com "name of show" => ...
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How Do I Combine Gmail Search Operators?

I was attempting to create a filter which would delete all emails alerting me that a website updated its terms or privacy policy. This is the search filter I'm trying to use to accomplish that +...
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How Google like search engines works? [closed]

I want to know, how the Google like search engines index the internet? As far as i assume, it get data from the DNS servers and crawl all the address. Does it work like that way or any other ...
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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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How to clear search history at Hotmail?

I have an email account on hotmail.com. I have searched a 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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Any way to order Google search results by recency with descending date order?

As an example, I'll use "laughing cats" as the search term for "site:youtube.com". I'd like to sort or "order" the results by descending date (oldest to newest). Here's ...
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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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How to get around Twitter blocking text search within page ("find in page")

(for the Twitter website on a computer - not app or mobile) If you use your browser's search function ("find in page") to search for a word on a page on Twitter that you are looking at, it ...
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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 portaligi1001@gmail.com, portaligi1002@gmail.com, etc. To my absolute dismay, when I type portaligi in my Gmail, ...
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Search for messages from non-contacts in Gmail

I'd like to clean up my Gmail inbox and want to search for messages from people who are not in my contacts. Ideally it would be something like: -from:(is:contact) but is:contact isn't an actual ...
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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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Is YouTube's excluded search buggy?

Is anyone able to explain how YouTube's excluded search works? It seems to be buggy. If I type into search box: foo -bar I expect it should list all movies with phrase "foo" (either in movie ...
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How to make a script through matching data and paste values to specified fields?

First I would like to point out the fact that I'm nowhere near to the level of a professional programmer. I'm only in the phase of learning and doing it as a hobby. I'm trying to create a script in ...
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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 assign search priorities in Google for specific websites?

Is it possible to prioritize Google search to show my favorite sites first? Basically I would like some sites, for example superuser.com, to display first in the search results instead of sixth, ...
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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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Find-Replace with discontinous ranges

I am editing a Google Sheet with multiple peers. I need to do a Find-Replace on just my rows, say, rows 1:38 and 197:222. (Not permitted to sort the data.) I see many examples on the web of doing this ...
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How to search Gmail for emails sent to many 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. However, I've checked all the documentation I ...
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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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Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon?

Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon? I'm trying to find books, and am finding it very frustrating to be unable to filter out books I don't want based on author or subject.
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How to filter emails by subject containing a word?

I want to filter all emails with subjects containing a word. So far I tried subject:(has: abc) but it doesn't work.
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Is there a non-email/non-phone way of providing feedback to Amazon about improving UX on their site?

I tried to look at the "Help" and "Contact Us" section but couldn't find a way. There is a suggestion that I would like to give to Amazon which I feel will aid in filtering ...
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Can I pin a search in Slack

I would like to be able to search for a specific set of keywords and channels in Slack, and then "pin" those search results as a pseudo-channel. E.g. a search like "@joesteele in#...
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How to search within a product's reviews on Amazon

When looking at a product's customer reviews on Amazon, there used to be a search box on the right side of the page that allowed you to search for keywords within only that product's reviews. Amazon ...
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Searching within Gmail's nested labels

Consider this setup in my Gmail inbox where I have 3 lists: mailing-lists/first-list mailing-lists/second-list mailing-lists/third-list If I want to search for all unread messages in any sub-label ...
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Is there any way to filter YouTube videos by language?

Videos in search results on YouTube are often in languages different than the ones I speak and so, useless to me. Is it possible to either make them not appear to me at all (e.g. by some account ...
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YouTube: How can a user filter search results by region or language?

I want students to be able to search YouTube for educational videos in their home language. For example, if a Dutch student wants to search for a Dutch video on Napoleon, a dutch result will probably ...
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How can view the list of emails from the specific sender containing attachments with a specific file type in Outlook?

I use the Microsoft Outlook web interface. I tried the following, however it returns emails containing attachments with a different file type, because *.xlsx doesn't only apply to attachment. Using ...
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Getting Captcha on every Google Search

I'm getting a reCaptcha on all Google searches that originate on my private network, with more than 80 users. Could anyone give me a direction how to stop this behavior? This started at November 22, ...
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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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Why is OkCupid showing me matches who live more than 5 kilometers away?

I'm using OkCupid, an online-dating and friend-matching site. I have set the site to show only matches within 5 kilometers of me. Unfortunately, the site seems to be showing me lots of matches who ...
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How to search with logic operators on GitHub?

GitHub has a search system, building on elastic search that has many advanced features like searching for repositories or users. Using Google, I can search GitHub for alternatives. The search syntax ...
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used my personal laptop but wife signed into google account at home

unfortunately, I used my laptop at home on my network, but my wife had logged into her work google account. I noticed that google web activity is turned off in her account, its a setting not available ...
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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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gitlab web text editor: can you do regex replace with groups?

so in most regex text editors you can do a regex to capture something with groups. for example: hello (world) then replace with: new text \1 where the \1 becomes world in the gitlab web text editor: ...
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Google Sheet search to return data from additional rows below

=transpose(FILTER({Log!S:S,Log!Y:Y,Log!Z:Z!AB:AB},Search(B37,Log!S:S))) returns adjacent cells in all rows it finds. How can I also get cells from the same columns n rows below from where search ...
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Does Facebook sometimes block the ability to search for private messages?

It seems Facebook completely dropped my support (but not for other people I know) for searching for messages. I can only look for conversation names (persons, pages or chat group names) or search for ...
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How to remove the "-" at the end of these searches?

Whenever I type this on the YouTube search bar site:youtube.com inurl:"watch%3fv=0000" It shows results that start with "watch?v=0000-" but not "watch?v=0000". How do I ...
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How can I retrieve a txt list of "related" articles mentioned in the page of a specific article in MS academics

I have arrived to an article page in the Microsoft Academic web site and I want to create a .txt list containing the name, year, page link, and any possible information of the articles mentioned under ...
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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 ...
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what do "packages" mean in the context of a github search?

Just what the title says, and, for more context the pic below: You can type in the github search box from within a project repo, and, you are presented with the above webpage.
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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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How to Find Twitter Accounts by Location?

I've met some wonderful people on Twitter and would like to meet more people from different places; it's great to read local tweets from all over. I'd like to follow some non-celebrities from ...
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Which search key to use for YouTube to deliver all live streams on the platform?

I'm wanting to do a study on YouTube, but for that I need to be able to load, from the platform's search bar, a search result that gives me all the videos on the platform and with that I filter for ...
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Filter emails by time of day for all days in outlook

I am trying to visualize all emails that were sent between end and start of day (20:00 and 8:00) in an outlook inbox. I don't seem to find an option to filter emails by time of day alone, the filters ...
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How to activate keyword highlighting in search results of DuckDuckGo?

Is it possible to have the query words highlighted in the search results of DuckDuckGo? I really like the Google layout, which displays text passages with query word in bold fonts. Does DDG have a ...
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how to create a search engine for google chrome that translates query to certain language? [duplicate]

what to add to search engine URL to make it translate query to certain language before searching? for example you create a search engine from google image search and you want to search for (cat) ...
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Why doesn't shift+delete work to delete google search suggestions?

It used to be that pressing shift+delete when selecting a search suggestion on google would delete that suggestion (see here). Why did it stop working? Windows 7 Chrome Version 94.0.4606.61
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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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