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Check if a question has already been asked

How can I ensure whether a question that I have has been already asked and answered? Ask Different currently has a huge and growing collection of questions. How do I effectively search through them, ...
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Search for a special character returns no results

I wanted to search for a special character (⇞) on Ask Different before answering to a question, but a search returned null results. An answer on Can't find ⌃ symbol in keyboard contains the ...
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Search all StackExchange Sites

How do I use the search on AskDifferent to search all stackexchange sites. Example: I have a question and would like to know if an answer exists in here or on StackOwerflow, Meta StackOwerflow...ect.....
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