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Suggestion: Change default search behavior

Discussion in 'Feedback | Site Announcements' started by fredekr, Mar 14, 2003.

  1. fredekr

    fredekr Registered Member

    Jul 12, 2002
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    Colorado Springs, CO
    I don't know if this is easy to do, but if people are impatient like me, /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif they probably type the words they're looking for in the search box, click "submit" and get nothing. It took me a few tries before I realized the reason I got nothing on searches like "NP203 oil": the default choices are "Entire Phrase" and "Newer than 1 week". I don't know what the defaults are when you just use the little box on the forum screen (versus clicking on "Search" at the top of the screen first), but they seem to be the same?

    I suggest (if it's doable) to change the default options to "And" and "All Posts". Maybe then lazy/impatient/inexperienced people like me will get more results on their first try, instead of posting "What size tires..."

    Just a thought...

  2. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

    Bubba Ray Boudreaux 1 ton status

    Jan 21, 2001
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    Like it would kill ya to spend 5 more seconds to expand the search parameters. /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif

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