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How to search for hyphen- oder underscore-separated words in Google Drive?

For better compatibility, my filenames don't contain spaces. However Google Drive does not seem to support partial searching expect when separated by spaces. For example, if my filename is "...
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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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Bulk Search Or Find a bunch of values at once

I have a list of order numbers that I get from one sheet & cross check whether they are there in another sheet (they shouldn't be, they would be the orders that we don't need so we delete them ...
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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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How to view all the matching paragraphs in the web page in the search engine? [closed]

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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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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How can you search meta-data tags in Media Wiki / Wikipedia?

I'm not sure if meta-data tags / name-value pairs is what I'm referring to or not, but I'd like to be able to search Wikipedia's sidebar tags such as the ones displayed in the screenshot below:
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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 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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Use Regular Expressions to Add Text to Beginning or End of Cells

I have a bunch of words in a sheet in one column, e.g.: Study Guide 101 Meditation for Beginners Cheatsheet Lose Weight Fast What I want to do is add a word to the end of these in the cell using ...
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Query Function - remove parts of entered term and carry out formula

I'm sorry if the title is confusing. In the List to Search tab, I've got a bunch of orders. What I do is select the dishes in a single cell in this manner: And I want to just dump them into the ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 [email protected] that do not have received a reply from [email protected] yet. to:[email protected] -"[email protected]" 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 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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Search results for Kindle Unlimited?

On my Kindle device I can filter search results to "Kindle Unlimited" only. I thought that I'd seen a similar option on the web interface through the Amazon website to search Kindle books, but see no ...
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How can I find the audio clips in a Facebook Messenger history

I have a long chat history with a Facebook Messenger user. There are a few audio clips in the history. I don't want to scroll through 30,000 messages and clicking on audio clips. Is there an ...
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Can I make in-site search results on "New Google Sites" honor the web address mapping?

I am hosting a site using the New Google Sites, which has recently added a search functionality. I use web address mapping, so instead of https://sites.google.com/domain/site/page, I can direct my ...
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YouTube : get more than 20 search results from the command line

I want to get the YouTube video IDs for this search pattern "joseph prince" from curl : curl "https://www.youtube.com/results?sp=CAISAhgC&search_query=joseph+prince&max_results=50" 2>&...
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Search for small, unknown, relevant websites [closed]

How can you search the internet for small, undiscovered, or unpopular websites that are relevant to your search query? Google search results are flooded with major providers (not to mention bias) ...
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What Search Operators can I use in Outlook in Office 365?

My organization moved its mail & other applications from Google Apps to Office 365 Business. Since then, I use the web based Outlook app that comes along with this subscription for my company ...
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How can I search people on Facebook by name and by year?

I found out how to search by year range (https://www.facebook.com/search/25/30/users-age-2) - it shows people 25-30 years old. But how to add to this link full name (name / last-name)?
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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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