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Search Function

Postby Sunsilver » Sat May 07, 2016 10:51 am

I am trying to get the search function to search for a particular string of words. It ain't co-operating...it insists on ignoring some of the words (which are only 3 in number!). With most search engines I've used in the past, you can place the words in quotes if you want to do a search for the exact phrase, but that isn't working for me.

Help?
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Re: Search Function

Postby heliona » Sun May 08, 2016 12:18 pm

The search function isn't brilliant on TORC. If you're wanting something that it can't handle, I find it is best to use Google, telling it to specifically search the forum.

So type in the Google search box: site:forums.theonering.com "then your search terms" and it should work.
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Re: Search Function

Postby Sunsilver » Sun May 08, 2016 3:21 pm

Thanks, Heliona. Fortunately, I knew who the poster was, and approximately when they made it, so I managed to find what I was looking for by browsing through their posts.

I'll remember the Google option for the next time I go dumpster-diving! :D
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