Friday 11 April 2008

My new bookmark of the day: quick way to search

Quite a few times I’ve been thwarted by’s search engine.  My usual workaround was to go to Google and do a domain-specific search e.g. “outlook 2007 calendar hotfix”.  (Don’t worry about remembering the syntax of the site: bit, you can do the same from the Advanced Search page by filling in some boxes.)

I guess this must be a pretty common thing to do, because Google have a page that does the same thing with less typing:  I’ve just added it to my shortcuts.

There’s a list of ‘special’ searches here:

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