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A bit of an odd question, but if I wanted to search for the symbol ":" in Google, how would I go about doing that (and would it even be possible)?

I found this article (blogspot.com), but that's not what I'm looking for ... A search for [:] just gives you the word "colon", but what if I want to find instances of the ":" symbol itself?





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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.28
    Originally posted by Google
    Generally, most punctuation and special characters are ignored in Google Search.




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http://en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Colon_​(punctuation)

(edited by CRZ on 5.12.12 1522)


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This is a one of those LEFT JOIN things, I think. I hate doing LEFT JOIN (outside of getting Access to work it for me.) With Left Join, it's the first table after FROM that you get all the records from. You get the matching records from LEFT JOIN.
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