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web search (or search online) from application menu?

May you please help me find out how I can "web search" or "search online" when I open the application menu? Perhaps this habit created from Windows I can bring over to Elementary ...
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Nautilus file search for files?

Are there any plans to add a local file search to the Files like the one in Nautilus?
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Search for programs does not work in Menu - Applications - Search

elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera Good afternoon. Searching for programs in the main menu of "Applications" does not work When you try to enter the name of the application, the entire top panel disappears. ...
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Search engine forgets my search after clincking in the text

That's what I wanted to do: 1. search for some terms, very occurent in a text file 2. select the occurence and copy it 3. continue to next occurence. It seems the searched terms are forgotten when I ...
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Wildcard searches in Code

I've been struggling with finding a working wildcard search in the Code application. Is there a character I'm missing? I'd like to be able to highlight multiple numbered items, replacing the number ...
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Code - How to “search in project”

In most editors it's possible to perform a search within the open folder/project. How can this be achieved with Code in Juno, if at all possible?
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Wingpanel crashes on search

Installed alacarte menu editor, deleted "Install Elementary OS" icon, now when I try to search for an application, it crashes. I also did an update & upgrade, so that may have caused it too ...
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More than ten search-results in Pantheon Files?

I have answered myself a few times here on how to search files with Pantheon Files (here and here) but I now realize that the drop-down list of search results has no more than ten items. At the end ...
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File search doesn't work in Loki

When I use the search function in "Files" in Elementary OS Loki, it only finds files in the folder that I'm currently in. Any way to activate recursive search? When I install the "Files" version that ...
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Disable AppCenter automatic searching to prevent freezes

I've recently installed eOS Loki and I'm annoyed with its AppCenter. After entering 2 letters in the searchbox, it freezes for over 5 seconds because it searches those 2 letters in all apps database. ...
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apt search does not work

I run elementary OS on my laptop and after I did the usual update and upgrade, sudo apt search stopped working. I've been looking everywhere for an answer and nobody seems to have had this problem! ...
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Is it possible to search directories in slingshot?

I have moved from MacOS to elementary OS. One thing I miss is the ability to search within directories. Is it possible to do so, I don't seem to be finding anything when searching the web. The only ...
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How to search a file in Freya? [duplicate]

I have no clues to search and get file through the file manager. Any idea how to search file in it, Also sometimes I need to search a list of files with certain extension. we can do it like this in ...
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How to change the default hotkey for indicator-synapse?

I have the default key combination of Super + Alt + Space to activate the indicator-synapse. How can I change it to Super + Space?
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Pantheon Files: Search results in window instead of drop-down list?

When I search for a document or picture in Files I get a drop-down list of things that match the results. The list goes away if I click and multiple files cannot be selected or otherwise manipulated. ...
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Graphical interfaces to search for files?

What graphical interfaces exist to assist the user in searching for files?