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Stratics' search function options...

Discussion in 'Stratics Help and Suggestions' started by popps, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. popps

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    I tried looking for help of guide at the Stratics' Search page but could not find it.

    Other than what comes by default when one fires up the Search page (like search in title...) are there other options one can filter the searches ?

    Like, for example, say that I enter the terms CLEAN UP, the search would look for the 2 words in the post text, even if separated. What if I enter instead "CLEAN UP" with the commas ? Would the search engine only look up for posts which have the 2 words tied to each other like that ?

    What other options are available for the Search function ?
     
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    The forum search does not index uo2.statics.com content. You must visit UO Stratics and use it's search. The forum search only searches the forums.
     
  3. popps

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    I understand that, I am asking , for searching the Forums, NOT uo2.stratics.com, what options are available other than the default ones when searching.

    Some search engines allow wild characters like * to troncate a word.
    For example, say that I am searching for fisherman OR fishermen, if I enter fisherm* it would return all searches whether they end up in man or men.

    Same with the quotes, some search engines allow the search for words within "........" thus looking for the exact lining up of words to be searched like searching up for Forum posts with the wording "Clean Up Britannia" would return me as results ONLY those posts where these 3 words are written exactly like that.

    Depending on the search engine, a number of options may be allowed when using that functionality to better fine tune one's own search.

    That is what I am trying to find out, what are the other options allowed by Stratics' FORUMS search function...
     
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    "" = an exact word or phrase.
    + = and (terms are and'd by default)
    - = not
    | = or