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Alltheweb add Powepoint and Excel files in search
filetype:powerpoint and filetype:excel
Allergic

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Msg#: 914 posted 1:39 pm on Jul 25, 2003 (gmt 0)

After the Acrobat, Word and Flash, Alltheweb now index Excel and Powerpoint files.

 

TravelSite

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Msg#: 914 posted 2:05 pm on Jul 25, 2003 (gmt 0)

It isn't possible to do a search for ONLY excel/powerpoint is it (couldn't see this on the advanced search)?

Allergic

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Msg#: 914 posted 2:15 pm on Jul 25, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yes, do a search for "keyword(s)" + filetype:powerpoint (or excel) like this one :
[alltheweb.com...]

It is not yet implement in Advanced Search.

TravelSite

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Msg#: 914 posted 8:04 pm on Jul 25, 2003 (gmt 0)

Thanks Allergic

I tried the following:
"filetype:excel -zg3dl69jgrns" - which seems to work ok.

Alltheweb seems to have indexed 47,000 excel files and 85,000 powerpoint files. It'll be interesting to see what kind of info can be found in these.

Rumbas

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Msg#: 914 posted 7:42 pm on Jul 27, 2003 (gmt 0)

FAST has been able to index all sorts of filetypes for a long time now. Don't know if Excel and Powerpoint are new?

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