Search Google Drive for Drawings or Forms

In this post I discussed the improved search bar in the new Google Drive. Unfortunately, there is no option in the provided File Types drop-down for finding your Google Drawings or Google Forms – unusual omissions, perhaps, as other Google Drive file types are listed:

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Thankfully, there is a workaround; you can use the type: parameter mentioned in the previous post with the file type drawing or form:

type:drawing

This will pull out all of your Google Drawings (in this case), along with any drawings in other drawing file formats, like the .odg files shown here:

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Likewise, type:form will list all of your Google Forms.