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How do you search the forum for a whole phrase like "Favorite Files"? All I can achieve is a search for "Favorite" AND "Files".
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Not sure about that but I have had problems with some common words that are ignored by search and thus I get results that are not as discrete as I wish...had a case yesterday (can't recall details) that did this and I got dozens of 'false positives' as only one term was used.
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j_c_hallgren wrote:Not sure about that but I have had problems with some common words that are ignored by search and thus I get results that are not as discrete as I wish...had a case yesterday (can't recall details) that did this and I got dozens of 'false positives' as only one term was used.
Right, the "Files" part was ignored (because too common, I assume).
But "Favorite Folders" is not possible either although no part is ignored. So it looks like phrase search is not supported at all.
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I'm not sure about the whole phrase search. But about the common words question, there is a "Common word threshold" setting in phpBB administration control panel

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ale wrote:I'm not sure about the whole phrase search. But about the common words question, there is a "Common word threshold" setting in phpBB administration control panel
Yep: http://www.xyplorer.com/xyfc/viewtopic. ... 415#p25415
It's currently at 10%.
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