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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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Today, finally, I discovered a new search engine that doesn't ignore special characters: SymbolHound SymbolHound is a search engine that doesn't ignore special characters. This means you can easily search for symbols like &, %, and ^, or even less common characters such as ©, ¬, and µ. I'd like to share some information from their FAQ: Why ...


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You can use the minus sign (-) in front of the terms you want to exclude from the search results. For example: stephen king -dark


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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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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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If you click "1-20 of [...]" you will see options to jump to the Newest or Oldest. The Oldest option isn't available if Gmail is still calculating the results so you may need to wait until the query finishes processing. Wait some time and hit the Older button to update the menu.


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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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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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I just realized that I can narrow down the search results with more search operators. Specifically, the before:1999/01/01 is very useful for this! I can set progressively older dates to reduce the results until I see what I need.


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Perhaps this is because when linking to Google+ members the + is a prefix to the member name. See, e.g, Google Kills Its Other Plus, and How to Bring It Back on Wired: Google wouldn’t disclose exactly why they phased it out, though it seems obvious that they’re paving the way for Google+ profile searches. When Google+ launched, instead of adopting ...


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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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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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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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Just put the domain by itself (e.g., "example.com") in the search field and go. I just tried it and I'm shocked how many people I know still have aol.com addresses.


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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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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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As the title says, is it possible to look up the Facebook profile which corresponds to a particular email address, if there is one? What's the simplest way to do so? Yeah, just enter the email address in to the search box. If that's known to facebook then it'll bring up that person.


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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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Sorry, we don't have a search operator for # of responses, and I can't think of a workaround.


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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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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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Google have just launched their own reverse image search; http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searchbyimage.html Now you can explore the web in an entirely new way by beginning your Google search with an image. Hope this helps.


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Google hasn't said, but the speculation amongst the Technorati is that it's related to Google+. Now that they've got The Plus and they're integrating it everywhere, they're likely reserving it for some specialized search related to Google+. What that might be? Your guess is as good as mine.


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