Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Sep 2018 20:02 UTC
Microsoft

Microsoft is unveiling an ambitious effort to overhaul its search experience in Office, Windows, Bing and more today. Dubbed Microsoft Search, the new search experience will first start appearing on Bing and Office.com today. Bing isn't going away, but Microsoft Search is the new name for a combination of Bing and the search results you might expect to find in Windows applications. It's designed to combine traditional search results with commands, app features, and personalized results. Search is being moved to a central area in Office apps, allowing Excel users to find commands and features in results alongside documents and other search results.

I've never been a fan of combining web and local search results on my operating system's search tool - the two are clearly separated in my mind and I regard them as two entirely different and distinct entities. I'm sure I'm revealing my age here, and that younger generations don't perceive this distinction at all, but I'm just hoping I can turn this off.

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RE: That's silly
by kwan_e on Tue 25th Sep 2018 07:35 UTC in reply to "That's silly"
kwan_e
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Young folks are more confused by what a "file" is - they saved it in Photoshop, what do you mean on the hard drive?!


Are they really?

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