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Old 03-09-2010, 05:29 AM   #1
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Using the Search Tool

Searching is easy - finding is hard

There are many ways to use the search tool.
  1. Finding existing threads/posts
  2. Finding threads/posts by a particular user
  3. Finding music Posted by a specific user
  4. Finding anything "special"

Basic search setup

Regardless of which search type you want to employ, there are some basics you need to do before the specific info for your search is entered.

a) When selecting Search in the control bar above the posts/indexes

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b) There is a little option for an advanced search.

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c) Click this.

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d) You go to the search screen

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e) Set your search for "Titles only" or "Entire Posts"

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f) Set the date to "any date"

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Setting your Search parameters

Now you are set to do one of the search types:
  1. Finding existing threads/posts
  2. Finding threads/posts by a particular user
  3. Finding music Posted by a specific user
  4. Finding anything "special"

1. Finding existing threads/posts

g) Enter your search terms in the keywords field.

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h) Submit your search

2. Finding threads/posts by a particular user

g) Enter the username exactly in the username field

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h) Submit your search

3. Finding music Posted by a specific user

g) Enter the username exactly in the username field

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h) Select one or more of the Listening booth Forums - use <Ctrl>-Click to select multiple forums

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i) Submit your search

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4. Finding anything "special"

g) Enter your search terms/username as described above

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h) Select the forum you want to search to find posts
  • containing the search terms
  • made by the user

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i) Submit your search

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Old 16-09-2010, 05:32 PM   #2
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