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Windows 7: I'm lost searching

04 May 2010   #11
rundwald

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pezzonovante View Post
datemodified:"01-01-2009" .. "31-12-2009"

This will give you all files which have been modified in 2009.
As I hinted in last post, I thought I'd cracked it. I tried pezzonovante's version, albeit with other dates. It still doesn't do it. Back to the tutorials


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04 May 2010   #12
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rundwald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pezzonovante View Post
datemodified:"01-01-2009" .. "31-12-2009"

This will give you all files which have been modified in 2009.
As I hinted in last post, I thought I'd cracked it. I tried pezzonovante's version, albeit with other dates. It still doesn't do it. Back to the tutorials
Hi Rinwald
PLease forgive me if I am "teaching grannie to suck eggs" here but I tried this and eventually discovered that what I was doing was selecting one date a month ago and then selecting today's date. What I needed to do was select the first date, hold down the mouse butoon and drag through the calendar to the current date. This selects all intervening dates and shows the correct range in the search box. I found the dragging went at a rate like the Jules Verne Time Machine but with a bit of practice it was OK.
EDIT: Also can be done this way: select first date then in box type, space two dots space then last date using same date format as first date.
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04 May 2010   #13
rundwald

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Hi Rinwald
PLease forgive me if I am "teaching grannie to suck eggs" here but I tried this and eventually discovered that what I was doing was selecting one date a month ago and then selecting today's date. What I needed to do was select the first date, hold down the mouse butoon and drag through the calendar to the current date. This selects all intervening dates and shows the correct range in the search box. I found the dragging went at a rate like the Jules Verne Time Machine but with a bit of practice it was OK.
EDIT: Also can be done this way: select first date then in box type, space two dots space then last date using same date format as first date.
Thanks again; I'll try it. Time machine, which century did you end up in? As to egg sucking teaching..no chance. I'm a granddad and I hate eggs except in cakes
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04 May 2010   #14
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rundwald View Post
Time machine, which century did you end up in? As to egg sucking teaching..no chance. I'm a granddad and I hate eggs except in cakes
Actually I think I am still here, though at times I am not too sure. I guessed right as far as you are concerned as the saying "Teaching grannie etc" is concerned has an unfortunate modern conotation which is one of my pet hates.
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