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Learn Windows 7 - Search Function

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: In this video, Mahalo's Windows expert Sean Hewitt explains the search function in Windows 7. Searching in Windows 7 --------------------------------------------------------------------- One of the essential items in Windows 7 is the Search?Function. Awareness of this function's capabilities will cut down on the time you spend searching for items, which will help you become more efficient when navigating in Windows 7.? For basic searches, type the name of what you are seeking into the search bar at the top right-hand corner of any Explorer window in Windows 7 and press?Enter. Windows will conduct a search through the window where you're conducting your search. For example, if you are in your Documents window when you type into the Search bar, the search will be limited to include only the contents of your Documents folder.?You can also type your search directly into the Start Menu.?If you don't see what you're looking for, try clicking?See more results. From within?See more results?you can further filter your search by clicking the tab toward the top where you can change your search filters to sort by?Kind,?Date?Modified?and?Type.You can also add search filters as needed. For example, you can limit your search to files modified within a given date range such as?Earlier in the week or you can opt to remove this filter by hitting the "X" tab located in the search field.? More Features of Search --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Search?function?uses a lot of the same parameters that web search engines use. In Windows, these search parameters are referred to as advanced query syntax. Advanced query syntax is another way to find the item(s) you're looking for. Perhaps you're looking for a specific photo that is titled "John Smith," but you have trouble finding this file due to so many other photos showing up containing either the words "john" or "smith."? You could narrow this search by typing the full name in quotation marks so it appears as "John Smith." This will ensure that the entire name is searched for instead of the two individual names separately. Doing a search like this with quotation marks indicates to Windows that you want to find the entire name spelled as indicated in the quotation marks.? Read more by visiting our page at:
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