Looking for special characters in Google


Do you know how to look for special characters with google…?

I'm looking at bash code and there's the ## operator. I would like to know what It does but I wasn't able to figure out a way to protect the character (I'm not sure it's even possible).

This is particularly annoying when you're looking for some code patterns, some characters are always ignored.

Best Solution

Google strips most punctuation from queries, as described here, so it won't help you with the bash syntax.

It's very easy to search for the string "##" in the bash documentation: Just run "info bash", hit "s", and enter "##" as the search string.

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