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I like all the cool search lenses (like github and wikipedia), but I want to control if/when dash initiates an online search. Is there a way to limit that to only when I explicitly click on that lense's icon at the bottom of the dash overlay?

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Or alternatively, is there a way to disable a lens on a per-user basis (user configurable, rather than system-wide)? That way you could have a second account that you use for your more sensitive activities, and disable search lenses only on that account. Tried searching briefly for this, didn't find anything. – odigity Jan 14 '13 at 2:51

One easy way is to hit super F for the (local) Files lens, or super A for the (local) Apps lens.

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Not a bad idea. It probably performs better, too, since it's searching fewer lenses, so it's a good technique even without the search privacy concern. – odigity Jan 14 '13 at 2:45

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