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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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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 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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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 ...
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Follow users by criteria on Twitter

Keeping in mind Twitter's Following rules and best practices, I've tried Crowdfire's Keyword follow and I find it very powerful because: I can easily list many users whose profile or tweets match a ...
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Search only in the product title on Amazon

I use Amazon a lot, but its search facilities are poor. Today's example is that I'm looking for a 3TB internal disc drive. Virtually every drive on the market gets a hit because 3TB is mentioned ...
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Is there a way to filter and see all the videos I shared on my Facebook profile?

I want to see only the videos I shared on my profile by filtering it. I thought it can be done in activity log, since you can search your posts, but a lot of videos I shared in groups and pages show ...
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Global find and replace in Trello

In Trello, is there a way to search and replace text across all cards in a given list?
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How can I search reminders in Google Inbox, but not search emails?

I am using Google Inbox and I'm looking for all of the reminders in my account with "keyword" in them. Problem is that "keyword" also shows up in tons of my email (way too many to page through), and ...
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How do I limit my search results to tracks uploaded by specific users?

Sometimes I want to limit my search results to tracks uploaded by specific users. How can I search specific user's accounts for titles and hashtags?
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How to find videos on Facebook

How can I find videos on Facebook like we search on Youtube? Is there any website or an app in Facebook that allows to do so? Is it possible to find videos using graph search?
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How to use the OR modifier with excluded terms in a phrase in a Craigslist search

How do you reformulate the following craigslist search to avoid repeating the word "no" twice (in order to comply with a word limit in searches). -"no pets" -"no dogs" I have tried the following: -(...
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Forcing search engine to display stock quote in Chrome

Is there a way (extension, tag) to input a stock ticker into the Google Chrome search bar and return the relevant yahoo finance/ google finance/bloomberg page for a stock? Most of the time google is ...
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Swedish keyboard shortcut for Search field in Google Drive

The keyboard shortcut that takes you to the Search field on the Google Drive main view does not work on a Swedish keyboard. On an English keyboard the shortcut is / but pressing Shift+7 on a Swedish ...
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Instagram: restrict keyword search to one user's photos?

How would I search my own Instagram photos for keywords in the title or comments? So basically, restrict a search to my own profile... or any single user for that matter.
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Searching for videos with titles beginning with word

I'm trying to find a video from Vimeo I shared a few years ago on Facebook. The title of the video began with "Like" and it was about a virtual relationship which eventually turned "analog". Is there ...
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How to use FIST? (Free Image Search Tool, by Wikimedia)

FIST (Free Image Search Tool) seems to be a powerful tool to find freely usable images to illustrate Wikipedia/etc articles. The tool is recommended by Wikipedia. Unfortunately, I most often get 0 ...
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Combination of quotations and OR do not work in Bing Search

To proceed on the question posted here: Quotation marks do not work in Bing? I want to make a combined search for two variations of the same sentence. It could be for instance: Query: "moscow is a ...
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How to exclude archived items from search in Trello?

When I search in Trello, I usually want to exclude archived cards. But Trello seems to include them by default. I can manually add is:open to the search to exclude them. But how can I make this the ...
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How to find messages where I'm the only recipient? [duplicate]

I receive emails from a bunch of different mailing lists- how do I find emails that are sent only to me? I tried searching "Deliveredto: example@gmail.com" but it didn't bring up every email and also ...
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How to prevent people from finding me by name search on Facebook?

I don't want my profile to appear in search results for user profiles. Is it possible to configure my account to be unsearchable?
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Unable to search for files unless complete file name is entered [duplicate]

As a company, we store a large amount of product images on Google Drive. To illustrate the point: we have one product with multiple images (eg. from different angles) all saved with different suffixes ...
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Use SoundCloud's search page without a query

I'm using SoundCloud to download music that can be played in a commercial setting. For that, I'm searching with the filter license=to_use_commercially (and also duration=medium). I don't have any ...
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Search public images in Google Photos

On Picasa Web Album, I can search all public photos via the explore features, for instance a search by tag: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?feat=tags&psc=G&filter=0&tags=wikimania (...
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How to find a Facebook user

I can’t find a specific Facebook user (I searched his name) but if I log in with another Facebook account I can find this user.
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How can I search only those photos which haven't been added to any album on Google Photos? [duplicate]

I selected a group of photos and added them to an album. But now, I want to exclude those photos from my search, because I don't want to add them to another album by mistake and vice versa - I want ...
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Facebook learns my typeahead searches - how to “delete”

I have already deleted my search history but it seems that Facebook learnt my searches. Eg. There are 4 names starting with xy: xya, xyb, xyc, xyd Once I have searched for xyc and after it I have also ...
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Search Google Drive files directly from the Chrome search bar?

Is there a way (perhaps a Chrome extension) to show Google Drive search results in my Chrome autocomplete menu? For example in this image, if I had a Google Docs or Google Sheets called "orange juice"...
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Is there a way I can search URL's on Google/Bing verbatim with dots?

I'm trying to do some security related research with Google but it filters out . and fuzzy matches across the whole page. Is there a search engine that will let me do exact in-URL matching?
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How to search for the newest files in a Google Drive?

I am running a few file folders for a project in Google Drive. Quite often, collaborators upload or update files in one of the folders. Is there a way to see the latest changes to the drive, so I can ...
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How to get a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia.org?

I do have a very slow internet connection. Nonetheless it would be fast enough to download a list of the files I'm looking for: I want a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia....
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How to search for website contains some keywords in its main domain?

I remember a website whose URL contains a specific word ("Hamilton", in my case) but I don't remember exactly the URL. I have tried google it with the keyword's syntax "Hamilton" feature of page but ...
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How can I provide search for a GitHub wiki hosted in a private (organizational) repo?

We have a lot of engineering documentation stored in a shared repository wiki. The repo itself, though, is private (i.e. part of an organization). Although there is functionality in the wiki to ...
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How to search for the latest video of a certain duration from a particular YouTube channel

I watch documentaries regularly and usually visit Vice and BBC News channels in YouTube. I always look for the latest documentaries/news with a duration of more than 20 minutes. My question is: how ...
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How to distinguish the two different kinds of football from Google results?

If I search soccer, it inevitably excludes most of the non-American sources of the sport because they call it football. If I search football, resources for American football shows up in large ...
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Facebook Search Friend I may know ALSO lives in certain area

I want to use Facebook to invite potentially interested people to an event. That event being an Arm Wrestling Tournament. To efficiently locate people interested in Arm Wrestling criteria, I wish to ...
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Key to “Find Next” in Google Docs

When I press Ctrl+f on google docs, it lets me search the first occurrence of the string I enter, and it informs me about how many appearances of the string there are. But What key(s) can I use to ...
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How can I search WordPress comments?

I can easily search a WordPress.com hosted blog by doing the following (on DDG): https://duckduckgo.com/?q=site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Ff1metrics.wordpress.com%2F%20some%20search%20term But how can I limit ...
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How to search with punctuation excluded by search engines? [closed]

I know no computer science so struggled to understand How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search?, but am I right that the most popular search engines (Google, Yahoo, ...) ...
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Use my photo for a search by image

How may I use a photo which is on my computer, for a search by image? I have already tried to upload it to my Google+ Unlimited account.
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How to get more results per page at WorldCat.org?

I need to see 50 (or 100) results per page instead of 10 results per page when I am searching in the WorldCat.org database. Is there any way to do that?