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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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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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Searching for Chinese words in Wikka wiki

I am a user of Wikka wiki and I have a problem of searching Chinese words. The problem is that there is are spaces between Chinese words. Therefore, the entire title of a page is taken as a single ...
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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 browse by category on Deviantart?

I can't find anything on the terrible new eclipse version of the website. I can't figure out how to search by category anymore. It used to be that you entered your search term and the categories were ...
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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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How do I search for posts by date in Facebook Groups?

I'm trying to find the oldest post in a FB group. Is there a way to do this short of scrolling down to the very first post? It's rather impractical in my case, the group has thousands of post as of ...
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YouTube videos from verified channels only

I would imagine for many YouTube users like me, it is a common nuisance to sift through YouTube's vast content to find the videos uploaded by verified sources (channels). I wonder if there is a way to ...
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How can I search YouTube including description and sort by date?

When I search YouTube normally, it finds matches including in video descriptions. But if I sort the results by upload date, then most of the videos are removed from the search, and it seems to only ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Twitter Search Operators for a particular word AND others

I have read the Twitter search operators guidance: https://twitter.com/search-home# but it's not clear whether you can search for a particular word plus other possible words like in the following ...
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How do I find a contact in my Google Contacts list?

Whenever I type in a name I want to search for, which exists in my list of Google Contacts, it pulls up a blank card or tells me that no match exists, or nothing has been found. Any ideas why that ...
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Is it possible to associate equations with theorems?

Suppose I wanted to find out about the Pythagorean Theorem by searching via WolframAlpha. This is trivial -- we can search directly for Pythagorean Theorem and get a wealth of information. But ...
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Search YouTube and exclude certain terms from the video's title?

How can I search YouTube and exclude certain terms from the video's title? For instance, I want to search for "glass" but exclude videos with "Google" in the title. I'd like to stress that I want to ...
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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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How to view all the matching paragraphs in the web page in the search engine?

Not all search tasks are easy, sometimes several keywords need to be used to describe, and many web pages are very long, so many times there is no desired content in the title and abstract, so you ...
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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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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 can I search the comments on Instagram?

I'm looking for something akin to https://www.youtubextras.com/ but for Instagram feeds. I want to search the comments in all of the threads posted by a specific user. I know there is a phrase ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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YouTube Search Feature Alternative

YouTube's Advanced Search appears to not be working properly, as I want to do the follow: Search within X Channel With the search results: Related to a,b,c,d keywords Return from newest to oldest ...
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Cannot find own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search

I have failed to find any of my very own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search, whereas the search finds any of Hangouts chat messages of another participant of the very same ...
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How to search for Metro-UI Windows 8 apps' repositories in Sourceforge?

When I searched in GitHub/Bitbucket everything was okay because of the repositories' names (and probably because of different search engines), but on this site it just lists the apps' names and it ...
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Is it possible to search over multiple Google Forums from one search box?

I've embedded several Google forums in our website, found at: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/forums.html, following the general guidelines found at: http://support.google.com/groups/bin/answer.py?...
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Outlook Web App gives incomplete result with the search function

I noticed recently that the searches I perform in my Outlook Web Application (Exchange 2010) are not correct. Example: If I perform a search of a recent email (less than 2 months for example) the ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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