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Forum topic by cootcraig posted 02-09-2015 04:24 PM 539 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-09-2015 04:24 PM

New here. I have not found how to do searches on a forum or forums.

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#1 posted 02-09-2015 04:34 PM

Near the top right hand corner of the content area you should see a search bar.

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#2 posted 02-09-2015 05:16 PM

OK. I’m still confused on how to filter search results to a particular forum.

For instance:
Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories Forum

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#3 posted 02-09-2015 08:05 PM

You can’t do it easily. You may be able to set up a Google Custom Search, but I’ve never tried.

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#4 posted 02-09-2015 08:10 PM

you can also do the following in google: search term or terms -what you don’t want

example display case -flag
will search lumberjocks for display case and not return anything with the word flag in it.

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