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Google™pedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Appendix C. Google’s Advanced Search Operators

Operator

Description[1]

..

Searches within a range of numbers in the form number..number

-

Excludes pages that contain the specified word from the search results

““

Searches for the complete phrase in the form word1 word2

( )

Used to group keywords in a query

*

Whole-word wildcard; searches for missing words in a phrase (““) search

~

Searches for synonyms of the specified keyword

+

Includes the specified “stop” word in the query

after:

GMAIL—Restricts search to emails sent after a specified date

allinanchor:

Restricts search to the anchor text (link text) of web pages; used with multiple keywords

allintext:

Restricts search to the body text of web pages; used with multiple keywords

allintitle:

Restricts search to the titles ...

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