Forum search restriction (>3 chars)?

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bryan
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Forum search restriction (>3 chars)?

Post by bryan » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:27 pm

You must specify at least one word to search for. Each word must consist of at least 4 characters and must not contain more than 84 characters excluding wildcards.
Occasionally I like to go to a user's profile and then "search user's posts" and put in whatever keywords. Occasionally I get the error message (as above) if I am only searching for something like: job, sex, car, van, oil, gas, etc.

Any chance of removing the >3 char restriction?

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Re: Forum search restriction (>3 chars)?

Post by George the original one » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:05 am

Use a leading or trailing space/wildcard.

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Re: Forum search restriction (>3 chars)?

Post by bryan » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:56 am

I think the rule excludes wildcards (tried adding "." xor "*" to "car")? Leading/trailing space also seems to not count.

edit: if I add quotes as part of the query with a space, like:

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"car "
it seems to work. Thanks!

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