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Old 01-12-2007, 11:36   #1
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Is there any way to do a more sophisticated search than single word.

I would like to do: "Lewmar Windlass" or even [Lewmar and Windlass], but not [Lewmar or Windlass]

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Old 01-12-2007, 11:48   #2
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I long for this feature too. It would be nice if we had a similar search capacity as Google:

Lewmar AND Windlass returns everything having both words at the same time

Lewmar OR Windlass returns everything having either word

Not sure why some searches (such as this one) don't incorporate this...
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Old 01-12-2007, 11:57   #3
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I'll bring this to the attention of the site tech and owner......................._/)
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There are a couple of ways to search the forum and depending on how much info you need you can choose the forums search tool - simple and fast, or the google method (more work and better results).

The Forums search tool found on the upper blue nav bar is fairly easy to use and really quick. Our search tool searches for key words and you have a choice to search for threads or posts. Consider using the advanced search function to narrow down your choices. You must be logged into the forums to use the search tool.

Search using Google's search tool for a more accurate result.
You can search only this forum using google. To do this, open a google search window in your browser and key in your search parameters, leave a space and then type site:www.cruisersforum.com.

Example: If you want to find info about lewmar windlass your search would look like this:

lewmar windlass site:www.cruisersforum.com

Don't forget to hit enter.
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COOL!!

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I wish I knew about that years ago. Thanks.
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