Google Search Tip #2: Filter by Filetypes

Looking for a PDF in your search results? How about a PowerPoint?  Use this shortcut to filter your results to only specific filetypes.  For example, if you want your search results to be exclusively downloadable PowerPoint presentations about the American Revolution, type:  american revolution filetype:ppt  Notice there are no spaces around the colon (:).  Try it for yourself or watch this tutorial.


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