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Questions tagged [search]

Search refers to the ability of finding any number of items of information with specified properties among a collection of items sharing the same type of properties.

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How to find duplicate video files basing on length/duration? [on hold]

I am looking for a way to find duplicate videos based on duration (e.g number of seconds) and not based on size/MD5/thumbnails/etc. This is a very simple concept but I find it impossible to find a ...
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Windows 10 is not finding all my applications

I am having an odd issue with Windows 10 and it seems to have started about a month ago. When opening an application, I usually just click in the Cortana search bar and type a few letters of the ...
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search in vim records separated by mulit-char sequence

I have been looking online for an answer for weeks now, but I am still at a loss... I have a file ( being edited in VIM ) containing multi-line records - essentially paragraphs separated by "\n\n X "...
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Is there a way to filter Windows Task View (or MacOS Mission Control) with a keyboard input?

I'd like to be able to type something like [win+tab], foo to get a view of my open windows where either the window title or application name match the word foo. Some years ago I used a utility, I ...
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Google domain in address bar different

I live in Canada and use Google.ca exclusively. It's been set as my default search engine for years. For the past couple days, when I enter a search in the Chrome address field, search results return ...
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How to search Windows Explorer for file names containing invalid characters?

I have downloaded over 10,000 files and need to move them to a different folder than my downloads folder. Unfortunately, these files have miscellaneous names, and some of them contain invalid ...
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Where to find a list of Google search operators? [migrated]

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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Telegram message search issue with East Asian languages

It is a known issue that Telegram message search does not work correctly with East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) or any language that does not use spaces to separate words (see here, ...
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Is it possible to use the default Google Search Engine code from Chrome, to use “google.ca” persistently when it's default?

I want to keep using Google Search engine features (the code) from Google Chrome, but with a modification to always search with "Google.ca" (Google Canada) Instead of Google detecting my location to ...
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Excel VBA - Returning a list of values not found in one column

I want to get Excel VBA to return, in a messagebox prompt, all items which are in column A of worksheet Mastersheet but are not in column A of worksheet DeliverySheet. Having a lot of trouble ...
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Can we stop Adobe Acrobat Pro from prompting for password when search fails?

I have a secured pdf document, password protected. I can ctrl+f search for key terms. If I search a key term and it fails immediately, it prompts to enter password for premision. I'm not trying to ...
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Bookmarks advanced search

My use-case: I want to search my bookmarks to find everything about Git. When I search "Git" — I get every link from github.com as well, and I can't exclude it from search. Even if I could limit ...
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How to search for files in Windows created within a time range on all dates?

I need to search a folder for files created on all dates within a certain time range. For example, a folder contains files created between 3/1/2016 02:00:00 to 3/3/2016 22:00:00, and I want the ...
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Notepad++ search result window gone forever - All discussed tricks don't work

I lost my "search result window" in Notepad++. (Using Windows 7 64 Bit, running Notepad++ 7.5.9 32 Bit) - I tried the following: Alt+Space / Move Window (not working) Press F7 to activate "search ...
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Notepad++ Web Search text/convert text to url

I'm wondering if it's possible to convert text to a Google or Bing search in Notepad++. For example, if I have: monarch butterflies corn chips cakes vs pies in a .txt file, is there a ...

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