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Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon?

As of Feb 2021 Amazon still does not regard the NOT operator. Workaround: use Google Search with e.g. site:amazon.com lightbulbs -led Of course, you don't have the sorting-order of Amazon's search ...
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How to search in a single channel?

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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Filtering issues without certain tag on GitHub

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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Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon?

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 ...
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How to search with logic operators on GitHub?

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 ...
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Search by date in Google Inbox

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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How to search with logic operators on GitHub?

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/...
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Is there a way to search through liked videos on my YouTube account?

For me I found that History page have search at the right:
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How can I search reminders in Google Inbox, but not search emails?

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 ...
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Is there a way to search through liked videos on my YouTube account?

If you have a user script manager like Greasemonkey installed, you can use the aptly named YouTube Playlist Search to search through your liked videos playlist. Quickly search and filter through ...
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Search in all GitHub repositories for files with a specific name

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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How to search notes in Google Sheets?

Inspired from the accepted answer, here is the version if you want to find in notes in all sheets: function searchNotes() { var allSheets = SpreadsheetApp.getActive().getSheets(); var sheet = ...
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Can I easily search for starred / flagged messages across all folders in Yahoo Mail?

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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How to search with logic operators on GitHub?

The default "Pull requests" search (https://github.com/pulls) seems to have an implicit AND between all search fields, but if you duplicate a field it ignores all but the last one. So this: ...
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How to search based on part of file name in Google Drive

The Original Poster is trying to find a string of text that appears in the middle of a string that contains no spaces. This cannot be done in drive without a custom script. GDRive's file name search ...
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How to get a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia.org?

It seems you also asked this at the Wikipedia Help Desk (which, in my opinion, is really a better resource for Wikipedia questions). The answer you got, which seems to suit your needs, was: Over ...
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How can I search reminders in Google Inbox, but not search emails?

I couldn't get is:reminder -is:done to work. So I used this, and it did what I wanted (all reminders not done, including reminders that aren't related to email): is:reminder is:pinned It renders ...
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Search label by first characters on GitHub

Unfortunately there is no wildcard search for labels on GitHub: https://help.github.com/articles/searching-issues-and-pull-requests/#search-by-label Additionally there is also unfortunately no way to ...
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Is there a way to search Trello for cards that have a label?

No, there is currently no way to search for cards that have any label; you can search for cards with a particular label with label:red or label:urgent, but not for the presence or absence of any label ...
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How can I search for Gmail messages on a particular date?

For emails on a particular date (e.g. on 12 July 2017) enter this in search box: after:2017/7/12 before:2017/7/13
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Ctrl + F not working for browser page search when using Google Docs

Pressing F3 has the same result as pressing Ctrl+F in most browsers and this hotkey is not used in Google Docs.
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Search within a category on a MediaWiki site

As far as I know, MediaWiki's standard installation does its search on the page syntax. So you may simply combine your key word with the category definition in parantheses: keyword "[[Category:...
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In GMail, is there any way to search for "long" emails that I have written?

You can search for a message by size (as in file size). For instance, guessing an average word length of 4 characters, we can search for messages of 2000+ bytes (500+ words): in:sent larger:2K ...
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Search only through tweets of people I'm following

Currently for the browser version you need to add &pf=on (People you Follow) to the search string. E.g. searching 'something': https://twitter.com/search?q=something&src=typed_query&pf=on
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How to search based on part of file name in Google Drive

By request. At the bottom is a file with a ridiculously long name (more even than shown) that includes _INSTRUCTION_ in its name. The top part of the screenshot shows the dropdown that automatically ...
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Search GitHub for Android apps and sort by stars

Almost. You can search for Android apps based on the fact that they all contain an AndroidManifest.xml file in the repository. Part of that XML will include some fragment of code similar to: <...
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Search for domain names

It looks like you can do a search like this using http://www.namedroppers.com/ (Note, I do not have any experience or association with NameDroppers.com, but it looks legitimate to me.)
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How to distinguish the two different kinds of football from Google results?

Go to https://www.google.co.uk and search for football. I get results only about soccer and not american football.
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How to get a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia.org?

If you use the search query File: intitle:svg, you will get all files that have "svg" in their name. This will include files that do not have the .svg extension, but have svg in their name, but those ...
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