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Pin it in a Minute: Be a Super Web Surfer


The keyboard, mouse and screen help you use your computer to search information, but in this week's Pin it in a Minute, a pin on Pinterest said there are certain keystrokes you can do to narrow your search on the web.

According to the pin, if you use quotation marks around an exact word or set of words, it helps searching for quotes and song lyrics.

Put a dash before a word that you want to exclude in your search.

Use a tilde before a term to include results with its synonyms. For example, if your searching "Christmas," type a tilde in front of "desserts," and you'll see results.

Use "site" with a colon to search within a specific website.

Type "link" colon to search for sites that link to the specified site URL.

To express a range of things like date, measurements and prices, type two periods between two numbers.

Pin credit: www.google.com.


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