Questions tagged [search]

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

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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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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 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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Is there a way to pull or search for data from other sheets?

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 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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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 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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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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Do likes and dislikes affect the order of video shown upon searching?

When we search for videos on YouTube, based upon keywords used for searching and title of videos, YouTube shows search results. Now I want to know whether the order of results being displayed ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Outlook.com: searching deleted messages folder

Just recently the search box went dark and I no longer can search the deleted messages folder. Is there a way I can recover/turn on this function like before?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Search Twitter for string that ends with a hyphen

I'm trying to search Twitter and TweetDeck for tweets containing the string mw17-, but both web apps only show results without the hyphen (i.e. mw17). I've tried wrapping my query in quotes "mw17-" ...
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Multiple “from:” keywords in Outlook advanced search

I've tried this every way I can think of. Scenario: you have an inbox with five emails, each from a different person: personA, personB, ... personE. My goal is to write a search query that excludes ...
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Inline filtering of search results

How to filter search results on Twitter? For example with: a minimum of two replies a minimum of two favorites photos only videos only I have tried: USD (sell OR buy) filter:reply>=2 USD (...
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Is there any possibility left, to search people on facebook by their year of birth

I know that it was possible in former days. There were also a qestion and an answer already here But i guess Facebook changed its alogrithm etc... I also remember somthing like just "born" in the ...