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How can I obtain myself the most popular properties of public library from their online catalogue?

I long to see the most popular possessions by libraries, like Toronto or Vancouver, according to my filters. I don't work there and can't internal access. Both libraries' websites show the number of ...
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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 to run web search by date and time?

Is it possible to perform Google search by date and time? Of course, I can restrict my search to some date interval. But how do I restrict the search to some intraday period? For example, I want to ...
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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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Why is Google asking “Did you mean…” when it's the same word?

So Google comes up with this when there is no difference in the spelling at all What am I missing here?
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How can I search for a term that will match only the “city” in Google Contacts

I am documenting a process to get one's Google Contacts in a given city and plot them on a custom Google Map. The first step of this is to search in https://contacts.google.com/ for the city. However, ...
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Searching key words by topic

I'm wondering if it's possible to search some key words in a specific context. For example, I'd like to search the key words 'programmi portabili' in the computer science context. How can I do it?
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How do I search for usage of a generator?

Ideally, I'd like to end up with all domains using Discourse. Most discourse instances have a meta tag with Discourse's verion, beginning with <meta name="generator" content="...
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How to search keywords, filtered by - most popular, in (x) years/months on YouTube or Google search?

How to search YouTube (or via search engine like Google to reach YouTube) keywords, filtered by - most popular, in (x) years/months?
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How can I view all the pictures posted by an Instagram user on Instagram in a given location?

How can I view all the pictures posted by an Instagram user on Instagram in a given location? For instance, I would like to view all the pictures taken by https://www.instagram.com/au_suwisitp/ in ...
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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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How do I do a search for a phrase at the end of a sentence on Google Books?

I am trying to search for a string of words on Google Books and restrict the search results to sentence endings. For example, I would to search for "is the best." as the end of a sentence. ...
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Does Google have an || (or)? Particularly for searching particular sites?

Say I wanted to search site:wordpress.com site:livejournal.com gelato. Doesn't work, because it tries to && those results instead of ||ing them. Say I want to do this for a number of sites ...
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Switch back to the old Startpage search results

Startpage has been acting really strangely as of late and their support team is no help. The problem started on one random day when I opened the site and did a web search. For some reason instead of ...
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Data row lookup in separate big data sheet and placing it inside another sheet in Google spreadsheet

I would like to make a Google spreadshit for calorie tracking. In my head I imagine it as I would like to have a sheet where I will record daily food activity. And another DB sheet with all time ...
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How to set Stitcher as the default podcast client for Alexa?

Using the web interface for Alexa, I'm only seeing an option to set the default music player. How do I set the default podcast player to stitcher? The default podcast client is TuneIn, which, at ...
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Gmail : exclude conversation view while searching

is there any view to display results by excluding the conversation view while searching. When i search through large volumes of emails, AND if Conversation view is turned ON, several emails are ...
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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 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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Twitter: copy and paste complete search results

Since some time ago I would do a twitter search and than copy and paste the whole result to some text file. (Using Crtl-A or selecting the results manually.) This doesn't work any longer. It seems ...
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Where can I see all my comments on commit on GitHub?

Where can I see all my comments on commit on GitHub? I tried commenter:username (in my case commenter:Franck Dernoncourt) but it doesn't seem to show my comments on commit. For example, this comment ...
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Can I search for the # of times a certain word has been used?

Is it possible to get just the # of times a certain word has appeared in Tweets rather than seeing each and every tweet it was used?
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Add to Managed File Types in Sharepoint Online

This documentation specifies the file types that are crawled during search indexing. I have some other plain acsii text files with extensions not matching any of the defaults. When searching for ...
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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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Search for torrents which contain a particular filename

From what I've seen, almost all torrent search sites only allow searching the torrent filename. I want to: Find which torrents include a file with a particular filename. Search for text inside the ...
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How to find any string in code in GitHub repository?

I feel like this is one of those things I must be staring right at, without seeing. Using the GitHub web-app, how does one find all occurrences of a search string in the code, within a specific ...
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Is there a clever way to search YouTube comments of a specific video?

I found a service called Juphy which unfortunately did not work even though it said they offer searching through YouTube comments. I thought of scrolling down until all comments are shown and then ...
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Count result list in Google Maps search

How can I get total number of found results in this search windows except scrolling all the pages till the end? Is there any trick?
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Searching for all messages by user with Slack

Using Slack I'm attempting to find all messages by user but following is returned : I've tried search terms : in:@username and all:@username But same search result. How to find all messages in ...
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In Google Sheets I need to find a string and return true/false, or even a count into a cell so I can perform an action

In my example i have a column with Names of signs we product in our sighshop and I need to be able to isolate similar named signs So say I need to return a a value if the cell is Bud Light and only ...
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How to use QUERY to show data in Google Sheet using tags

I have a Google Sheet with 2 sheets. In sheet 01 I have this table. In sheet 02 I want to have a "Search by Tag" sheet. So, googling I got this formula =QUERY('01'!A2:D4, "select B,C,D where A = '...
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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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Entire Column green if all cells in it are empty

I would like all columns that only contain empty cells to light up green. In the below picture these should be: C3:C8, D3:D8, E3:E8, L3:L8 What would be the correct custom formula for this? Bonus ...
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How to search Google Groups for keywords

I went to https://groups.google.com and searched for boot ring seat, looking for a specific Usenet message that I know has those three words in it. No results. All right, I thought, maybe I'm ...
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Is there a way to highlight specific words in search results?

Is there a way to highlight particular words in cells that I enter into the search window? Sometimes, working with a huge text we need to find only several words among long text and we have to read ...
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How can I search for 'new' items ONLY in Amazon.ca?

I was trying to find a 'new' laptop in Amazon and failed. It is showing a lot of search results which includes 'old' and 'refurbished' items as well. I scrolled through 5 or 6 pages, almost all ...
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Changed Twitter username. Still showing in Twitter searches

If my Twitter handle were @johnsmith, and I were to change it to @johndoe, I'd expect that searches in the Twitter search input for the old username would now show no connection to the new name. On ...
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How can I find pictures in Google Photos in which multiple people that I specify appear together?

I know how to use Google Photos to find pictures which have a given person in them, for example showing pictures of "Christopher" or "Michael". How can I find pictures in Google Photos in which ...
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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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Is there a way to pull or search for data from other sheets? [duplicate]

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 you find or highlight all cells having validation in Google Sheets?

My spreadsheet has several cells that have had validation applied to them, but it would be nice to recheck them or switch the validation to a complimentary cell. After searching on Google and looking ...
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Search engine for everything illegal, weird, immoral, anti-social and/or anti-government

I have been a Google user since time immemorial. However, recently, Google seems to filtering results based on its version of acceptable behaviour. For example, I want to be able to search for these ...
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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 to limit Team Drive search to a single team drive?

I'm trying to search for files with a particular term in a single specific team drive. But when I search, I get hundreds of results across 15 different team drives, most of which aren't the one I am ...
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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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How to search Gmail conversations that do not have certain people replied

I need to find open conversations sent to help@company.com that do not have received a reply from csr@company.com yet. to:help@company.com -"csr@company.com" queries like the above fetches ...
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Search label by first characters on GitHub

I'm on GitHub. I can search like this: https://github.com/jenstornell/kirby-plugins/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen+label%3A%22Type%3A+Plugin%22 The query looks like this: is:issue is:open label:"...
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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 Gmail to find conversations that are both in the Inbox AND have a specific Label?

How can I search Gmail so I view and only view all conversations that are both: in the Inbox (e.g. not Archived), AND have a specific Label ? If I look at my Gmail inbox now and see a total of 160 ...
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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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