Here are some handy shortcuts for using the Find dialog box. Friday, March 23, 2001 Search a folder quickly Here are some handy shortcuts for using the Find dialog box.
If you’re looking for a file and are certain that it’s in a specific folder, you can tell Windows to search in that folder by selecting it from the “Look In” field in the Find dialog box (open Find on your Windows keyboard by pressing the Windows key + F). An even quicker way to look for a file in a given folder is to right-click the folder and select Find from the menu–this launches the Find command with the folder you clicked already listed in the Look In field.
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