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You can use the before and after keywords in your search, for example: after:2012/4/26 before:2012/5/3 To search for emails between April 26, 2012 and May 3, 2012.


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This is now possible. Announced in a recent blog post, you can now use a bunch of new search operators, including RFC 822 message ID. From Gmail Help - Using advanced search rfc822msgid: Find a message by the message-id header Example: rfc822msgid:20050329231145.62086.mail@mail.emailprovider.com Meaning: Locates the exact message ...


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Found the answer in the Slack docs. The solution is to add the text in:someChannel or in:someUser to your search query.


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In the right hand side of the gmail search bar there is a drop-down arrow- click it. The drop-down includes a date range option, and you should be all set from there


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I wrote an app that will let you perform a text search for your Facebook photo albums, videos, notes, status posts and recent events: http://www.facebook.com/appcenter/searchforposts


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You can exclude search results on GitHub using a minus sign. So to search for all issues not labelled as bugs, you could put the following into a search: type:issue -label:bug Source.


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I tested this in Inbox. The date needs to be in the correct order. Use before:YYYY/MM/DD as documented in the Advanced Search - Gmail help article.


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The default search works as though there is an implied AND operator between each search key-value pair: is:pr is:open author:monishdeb If you specify more than one key-value pair for a key, it uses the last one, and suppresses earlier ones in the query when results are presented. The advanced search works as though there is an implied OR operator between ...


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In the search bar, type posts by me and then the string you are searching for. The new Facebook Graph Search should return all relevant posts by you.


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Thanks to this answer, I've discovered that amazon respects + before a keyword too! For example: Radeon +7990 will give you exactly 7990's results and not variations on models like 6990 or 7970 like it normally does.


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As of July 2015, at least there is no reliable way to use a NOT operator. At least on Amazon.de searching for hard drive -usb will reduce the number of USB drives, but already the last result on the first page contained "USB" in the title. Searching for tischventilator -usb (German for table fan) on the other hand pushes usb devices even more to the top ...


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#trends near:"New York" within:5mi 5mi = 5 mile. Defines the radius to search around New York.


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Try this: README.txt in:path (maybe you will need to click on "Code" on the left side of the search page)


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GitHub's built in search covers the and, not, and or operators, as well as various other comparisons. GitHub's general guidelines on searching are located here: https://help.github.com/articles/searching-github/ With its search syntax described here: https://help.github.com/articles/search-syntax/


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Road.li lets you put in your start point, end point, and a query, and it will show you places that match the query along your route. It also shows how much time each place adds to your trip. It is a tool that I created.


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Currently the only way seems to be browse and manually search via the Friend's connection http://www.facebook.com/yourname?and=friendsname&sk=comments


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You should be able to search your timeline with Qsearch Enter your query after authorizing the application and you should see something like the following There is also the option to search other timelines It searches the metadata as well so you can search for YouTube videos like


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You can search only for reminders by adding the search operator "is:reminder" to your search. keyword is:reminder If you want only reminders that have not been marked done, add "in:inbox" keyword is:reminder in:inbox


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I tried several things and found some things out. You can't change it by yourself. The most contacted address is picked when there are multiple ones. When you haven't contacted a person before, the most recently added address is picked. The order in which the addresses are listed up in the contact details is unimportant. It's sad that there is now way of ...


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Reverse Image search engines like TinEye can be used to find this. "TinEye is a reverse image search engine. It finds out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or if there is a higher resolution version" I used one image url on it and results showed the 50 sites where it is used.


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The search page can be found here: https://twitter.com/search-home


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Yes you can - it is the same syntax. Site search: You can add site:domain to your search to restrict the results to a particular domain, e.g. duckduckgo site:gabrielweinberg.com. Click the site icons next to the results (on the left) to do a site search for the domain related to that result. You can also do the same by clicking the 'More ...


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Autocomplete Typing in the "To" field autocompletes the contact from the start of a word, not just the start of the contact name or email address. So, if you have a contact called "Joe Bloggs", you can start searching on the b of "Bloggs" ie: Contact Search If, however, you want to do a complete search of your contacts, you can click on the label "To" and ...


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the in:path kinda worked, but searching for .travis.yml in:path only returned about 6.8 million entries. I was about to find 15 million using filename:.travis.yml


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This topic is old, but the answer is, search for is:starred like in Gmail. (Maybe it wasn't available on Yahoo Mail at the time of asking the question.)


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We installed the Lucene search engine, as used on Wikipedia, and the MWSearch extension that integrates it with MediaWiki. Lucene: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Lucene-search MWSearch: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:MWSearch Installation is complex, but when it's working, you can basically forget about it and let it run. An additional ...


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Put loc: in front of the coordinate, like this - https://maps.google.com/maps?q=loc:-25.454435,-49.33136 Here's what you get - When you don't use loc:, Google shows the nearest possible place for the convenience of the user as it's a random point. But when you're using loc: Google knows that you are looking for just the location of the point, nothing ...


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I'd be happy to be proven wrong and delete my answer... but I think at the moment the answer is no. Not even the API for github Issues seems to allow this. For your example, I think your best bet is to search for all labels except [bug]; or create a new label "non-bug". :) You can of course contact github and put this "filter-out" feature in their ...


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