Search function ignoring 'common' words...

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robcfg
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Search function ignoring 'common' words...

Post by robcfg » Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:43 am

Hi!

I tried to search the forum for any post regarding Dragonfire's Dragon Magazine, and found that Dragon and Magazine are too common words and my search query is ignored.

Is there any way to get past these search query silliness?

I mean, almost every post on any Dragon product includes the word Dragon, and many magazines, include the word magazine in their titles, so how in hell I'm supposed to find anything if the forum software ignores my query?

/rant

Now seriously, anything that can be done? :mrgreen:

Ok, looks like that it can be disabled: http://phpbbandbbcodes.com/viewtopic.php?t=194

I'd like to have it disabled as really makes it hard to find anything on the forum.

What do you think?

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Re: Search function ignoring 'common' words...

Post by Bosco » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:16 pm

This isn't a common problem for me but has definitely lead to frustration on past occasions.

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Re: Search function ignoring 'common' words...

Post by admin » Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:10 am

Was already set to disabled (zero) - I am rebuilding the index right now
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