Friday, July 8, 2011

Google Doc Search Operators

The following are operators that can be used in Google Docs.  The full document can be found here.

“ ” QuotesTo find documents that contain that exact phrase.“match this phrase exactly”
ORTo find documents with at least one of the words.tacos OR nachos
- HyphenDocuments that don’t have a particular word. So if you want docs that mention salsa, but not dancing use...salsa -dancing
from:Documents shared from
to:Documents shared to
is:starredItems that you have marked with a
is:hidden or is:archivedItems that you have hidden from the main Documents List by deselecting the Show in Home
type:Search by the type of document. This covers: document, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, image, video, image_or_video, pdf, and textdoc.type:spreadsheet
before:YYYY-MM-DD after:YYYY-MM-DDFind items that were edited before or after a certain day.before:2010-12-01
owner:Search according to who owns the item.owner:Frank
title:Search by the item’s titletitle:”Conference 2010”

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