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Old 08-05-2008, 05:13 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by EnderWiggin View Post
is god-awful.

Am I right in assuming it's so bad in order to save on resources or somesuch?

It seems that every single word that I try to search for is either deemed too general or too specific.
What are you trying to search for, for example? The search feature is currently set up not to index words with less than 5 characters in them, presumably to keep the size of the search index down. Exceptions can be specified though in case of words that are shorter but commonly relevant to search for.

You can also try using * wildcards in your search string if you're unsure of the exact words to search for. (Searching for repub* for example will include any indexed words (i.e. those of sufficient length) that starts with repub, for example republic, republican, republished.)

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