To REALLY Search The Internet
1: Add A 'Discovery' Keyword And Relevant Keywords To Your Search
Part 2: Use Relevant
Part 3: Building A
Search Engine Toolbox
Part 4: Search Specific
Part 5: Use Shortcuts
Part 6: Using Lesser
Known Google Features
Part 7: Finding Different
7: Finding Different File Types
simple method for finding the second most popular file on the
Web (besides Webpages
themselves) - PDF documents. You might know them also as ebooks.
are multipage documents that people create for all sorts of reasons,
and more . . .
can download them to your computer for viewing at any time.
are tons of them online, for practically any subject, waiting
find PDF documents with Google, you simply enter
something similar to the following into Google's search box:
sailing tips filetype:pdf
addition of 'filetype:pdf' tells Google to find PDF documents
related to sailing tips.
That's all there is to it.
you combine this ability of finding PDF documents with the concept
you learned earlier in this course of using
'discovery' keywords, it's easy to find ebooks containing
tips, how-to's, checklists, and more, related to your
addition to finding PDF documents this way, Google also has the
ability to search for other filetypes, such as Word documents (filetype:doc), Excel spreadsheets (filetype:xls),
and Powerpoint presentations (filetype:ppt), among others.
Automator has the built-in ability for you to quickly find PDF
documents related to your search at the click of a