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Help Topic: Searching


The search feature can be used to search all areas of the community quickly based on keywords you enter.

Quick Search
You can start a quick search by typing your keywords into the quick-search bar at the top of any page and pressing the "Search" button.

Advanced Options
If instead of typing your keywords into the quick-search bar, you click the "Advanced" link next to it, you will see some advanced options for searching.

The first option, "Find words" is where you can enter the keywords to search for.

The next option, "Find author" can be used to only find content from a specific user. As you begin typing ausername, you should see a dropdown with username suggestions that you can select from.

The next option, "Find by date" allows you to restrict the results to content added between particular dates. To select your date, click the button - this will bring up a calendar. From here you can select any date and your option will be filled into the search form.

The next option, "Find in forum allows you to restrict your results to content within particular forums. You can select multiple options by holding the Ctrl key on your keyboard (or the cmd key if you use a Mac) and clicking on your options.

You can leave any of these options blank, however you must supply at least one search criteria when submitting the form. Once you have filled in the options that you require, press the Do Search button.

Inline Search
When you are viewing a particular topic, or a particular forum, you will notice that the search bar changes from "Search Forum" to "Search This Topic" - this allows you to easily and quickly search through the current topic, forum, or application, without getting search results for other areas of the forum.

Results
Once you have submitted your search, a tabbed page of results will appear - you can change the selected tab to choose which area of the community you wish to search. For example, results under the "Forums" tab will bring up any topics and posts that contain your search keywords, while the "Members" tab will bring up any member accounts that match your search criteria.

You can change the order of the results to sort by relevance or to sort by date using the options at the top of the results page.

The keywords that you searched for will be highlighted like this.

Once you have found the result you are looking for, you can click on it to bring up the page, or, if you are searching through the forums, you can click on the preview icon to preview the search results without having to leave the search page.


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MinY Redish : (02 September 2014 - 12:54 AM) :ninja:
yasminakhalisa : (01 September 2014 - 11:00 PM) Hello Everybody ^^
bananauyuyu : (01 September 2014 - 10:12 PM) Anybody here watched ASC earlier?
Blinger33 : (01 September 2014 - 09:59 PM) Morning! :)
klimysun : (01 September 2014 - 08:10 PM) Hi :) The dance practise vid is set to private...whyyyy? :(
Eydis : (01 September 2014 - 05:49 PM) Hello :)
shinebee : (01 September 2014 - 05:35 PM) hi...annyeong uri fellow shawol^^
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 03:19 PM) allo~
agashiclaire : (01 September 2014 - 02:42 PM) hallowwwwww
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 02:22 PM) kk laterrr
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 02:21 PM) ugh okay dinner is gonna take up my time i'll just message you what happened on fb when im done
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 02:11 PM) lol ok
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 02:09 PM) I'll tell you in a sec just gotta check on the foods
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 02:07 PM) uh oh, how?
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 02:05 PM) cause he was being a total poo face yesterday
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 02:05 PM) oh did i tell you i lost intrest in him already?
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 02:04 PM) the weird one, or the one you lost interest in?
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 02:04 PM) oh remember that guy i was talking about before?
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 02:03 PM) lolol okay ^^ its only a few months way anyways XD
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 02:02 PM) omg wait let me come to Canada first for that
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 02:01 PM) of course! lol do wtf you want on your birthdaaay. when i turn 19 i'm having jello shots and whatever else the heck i want XD
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 02:00 PM) fatty time cause it's my day todaaayy
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StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:59 PM) i'll make you some too then XD
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:58 PM) nado nado
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:58 PM) oooh i want some
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:57 PM) but i cook asian food the best so i'm just making chow mein XD
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:56 PM) i don't know i was peeking around in the fridge and my parents were like so you're cooking dinner tonight then XD
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:54 PM) lol how did that happen?
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:54 PM) omg what
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:53 PM) also hang on apparently im not only fending for myself for dinner, but i'm making dinner for my entire family. loool
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:53 PM) you're the best alex <3 <3
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:51 PM) lmao! I don't, I just really love my birthday lolol
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:51 PM) I'll cook for you one day <3
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:50 PM) man you're my idol you live the life i want XD
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:50 PM) i want sushi T_T and lamb and wine and strawberry cheescake
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:50 PM) -officially slayed-
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:46 PM) thank you! ^_^
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:46 PM) aaand strawberry cheesecake for dessert
Blinger33 : (01 September 2014 - 01:46 PM) Oh so happy birthday! I hope you're having a good day! :lol:
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:45 PM) @Chan So I'm having sushi right now while I marinate some lamb and plus I bought some wine
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:45 PM) Oh and I loove some JongKey, Blinger, so lets be friends haha
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:45 PM) @Blinger yes :) I'm 24 [ew i know]
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:45 PM) also i do adore some good jongkey XD
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:45 PM) It's alex's birthday Blinger
StrawberrySh... : (01 September 2014 - 01:44 PM) no don't slay me alex don't T_T
Blinger33 : (01 September 2014 - 01:44 PM) I don't want to make mistakes...so I'm going to ask lol...is today your birthday?
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:43 PM) I'm about to slay you with this be warned
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:43 PM) Chan you want to know what I'm eating?
Pollychrome : (01 September 2014 - 01:43 PM) I miss Keeey auugh