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Beginning Windows 10: Do More with Your PC by Mike Halsey

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APPENDIX C

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Advanced Query Syntax for Search

In addition to the search methods that I discussed in Chapter 5, there is a large volume of Advanced Query Syntax options that you can use when searching (especially for files) in Windows 10. These options are available both at the Start screen and in File Explorer.

Data Store Location

Table C-1. Data Store Location

Restrict Search by Data Store

Use

Example

Desktop

desktop

Gilbert store:desktop

Files

files

Mike store:files

Outlook

outlook

Jed store:outlook

A specific folder

foldername or in

foldername:MyDocuments or in:MyVideos

Common File Kinds

Table C-2. Common File Types

Restrict Search by File Type ...

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