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Shortcut: Search by Number

“Parcel tracking IDs, patents, and other specialized numbers can be entered into Google’s search box for quick access to information about them,” according to the Google Web Search Features page, www.google.com/help/features.html.
Special searches by number types include:

 
Examples

Area Code Map
[ 212 ]

Package Tracking
[ 999444666222 ]

Flight Tracking Information
[ united 42 ]

Vehicle Information
[ JH4NA1157MT001832 ]

Patent Search
[ patent 5122313 ]

FAA Airplane Registration Numbers
[ n199ua ]

UPC […]

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This page was last modified on: Friday February 2, 2007

Advanced Search Form

When you don’t find what you’re seeking, consider specifying more precisely what you want by using Google’s Advanced Search feature. Don’t be frightened by the name “Advanced Search”; it’s easy to use, and it allows you to select or exclude pages with more precision than Google’s standard search box. Click on the Advanced Search link […]

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This page was last modified on: Sunday August 10, 2008

The .. Operator

Specify that results contain numbers in a range by specifying two numbers, separated by two periods, with no spaces.

For example, specify that you are searching in the price range $250 to $1000 using the number range specification $250..$1000.

[ recumbent bicycle $250..$1000 ]

Find the year the Russian Revolution took place.

[ Russian Revolution 1800..2000 ]

tags (keywords): fine tune, narrowing search, numbers, […]

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This page was last modified on: Thursday July 12, 2007



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