Google Drive Search

Discussion in 'Computer Tutorials' started by Helix22, Nov 20, 2019.

  1. Helix22

    Helix22 Member

    Nov 15, 2019
    United States
    You can search for any type of files using this on Google (I believe that it shows you the most recent shared files)... <file that you are trying to search>

    i.e. If you type file type or file name a bunch of links will pop up. Google Search

    *It might not be the files you are trying to look for, but it does work!!!*
    It also works for anything else like pdf, docs, pictures or you can just type the file name.
  2. EmanueleBGN

    EmanueleBGN GBAtemp Maniac

    Jul 22, 2015
    Thank you for this tip!
    Helix22 and alexander1970 like this.
  3. MythicalData

    MythicalData GBAtemp Maniac

    May 11, 2017
    United States
    This is actually quite useful! thanks. Does show me some dead links but still cool
  4. ciaomao

    ciaomao GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 20, 2014
    ...bbbut what is this google thing??? I only heard about ecosia and duckduckgo, or did you meant „Googol“ as 10 to the power of 100?
  5. osaka35

    osaka35 Instructional Designer

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    Quality advice. This is known as Google Search Operators and you can see a full list here:

    Shooooould work for other search engines as well, not just google

    This is a good specific-use case that I hadn't really thought about. Guess the fact my google drive is indexed in google if I have it set to public is something I probably should have least, I hope it has to be set to public/shared/etc :P
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