Searching in the forum doesn´t work properly for me

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  1. seesul

    seesul Active Member

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    Many times happened to me that after putting a certain key word the thread I was looking for wasn´t found and it took a lot of time till I´ve found it another way.
    Perhaps yesterday I created a thread 'Does anyone live close to San Diego, California?' and when I search for 'San Diego' now, no result...
    Why?
     
  2. B-17engineer

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    I don't know. But you can hit "My threads"
     
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    I think the Basic session is not included in the search. Also if you click on Find all posts in a user-profile, the posts in Basic don't show up.
     
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    I have the same issues as well Roman...
     
  5. horseUSA

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    I will look into this.
     
  6. Njaco

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    It happened to me. I knew there was a thread called, "What about the Me 410" and when I searched "Me 410" it didn't show.
     
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    ok the san diego search now works. searching had been disabled on that forum
     
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    Thanks Horse, It was no biggie for me. Theres other ways to find stuff! :)
     
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    Of course I read this after I went and looked at the options... Thanks Horse!
     
  10. seesul

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    Not all of my threads are included in 'my threads', which is interesting as well.
     
  11. seesul

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    Thank you!
     
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    That would of been down the basic section not having search enabled, Roman. As horse has now enabled it this should work.
     
  13. seesul

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    yep, it works now, thanks
     
  14. A4K

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    The search program has never been the forum's strong-point...even if you type the thread name in full, you still have to wade throuh atleast 3 pages of non-related threads to find it, sometimes dosen't come up at all.
     
  15. B-17engineer

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    I think it goes by how recent a post was. If you typed that in Chris you may have had to go bad a couple pages but, you're right it doesn't show up immediately.
     
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    Well, I don't know how a search program works, but am guessing it seeks to find the closest match for the entry. Surely then the name of a thread typed out in it's entirety should be the closest match, and therefore first on the list?
     
  17. seesul

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    I think the results are always listed according the date of posting. The newest is always on top.
     
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    Ok, thanks Roman! That explains alot...
     
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