Search functions

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  1. Bandita

    Bandita Member

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    Hi,

    Was wondering if it's possible to search by 3-letter words - eg. HDT

    I've tried everything I can think of, but always get the error:

    The following words are either very common, too long, or too short and were not included in your search : hdt

    I don't think it's too common - just too short - but sometimes 3-letter words are a really important part of a search :(

    Any ideas? Thanks!

    Cheers
    Jen
     
  2. Sim

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    Due to the way the search engine works, the search index would be far too large if we allowed three letter words to be included. I can set the system to make exceptions, and HDT is probably a valid exception - I'll look at changing that.

    In the meantime, you can use Google to search the forums: http://www.google.com.au/search?q=hdt+site:somersoft.com

    BTW - I am looking at integrating Google search directly into the forums - but there are some licensing issues to overcome first.
     
  3. Bandita

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    Thanks!! :)

    Cheers,
    Jen