Having trouble finding what you want on Google?  Trying searching the web’s biggest repository of stuff by adding a file extension.

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Ever need to look for something on the world wide web but you can’t find it?  Something specific, like an Excel spreadsheet?  Search in Google by typing

filetype:XLS

The world’s biggest search engine indexes more than just web pages.  You can narrow down any search to a specific file type by using the “filetype” command. This trick works for PDFs, or PowerPoints (filetype:PPT).  It even works for files you should not be looking for (filetype:SWF, filetype:MP3,filetype:Torrent)

Happy Googling.

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