[How to]Search For Specific Files in Google

Whenever one searches in Google for file or documents they get files in different formats , to get a specific file format in Google Search just type the file format before entering the keyword.

“Filetype : File format ” search keyword.

For Example : To search for PDF files

  • Just add “PDF” or  “filetype:pdf” after your search topic.
  • Press Enter or Click search.
  • You will be able to see [PDF] before the results, the link will lead you to a PDF file.
  • If the “quick view” option is visible after the result, (i.e) you can preview the PDF file using Google Docs before downloading it.
  • PDF Files will be opened for preview in a separate window.

Posted on April 11, 2011, in Google Search Tricks, Internet. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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