Searching 'This Forum' doesn't work for me

phrecklesSeptember 9, 2006

When I search for a specific plant name in the exchange forum, I always get "no matches". I'm talking about the Search field located under the list of postings (and not the one at the very bottom of the page. I select the button labeled "This Forum", as opposed to "Entire Site". I never come up with search results.

I have entered some search strings of plant names I know people were currently trading in the forum - obvious ones like 'dahlia', 'daylily', 'iris'. I always end up with nothing.

Does anyone have success at performing searches? Am I doing something wrong? I design web-based software for a living, so I like to think of myself as pretty tech savvy. This is a bit disheartening because it would be so easy if I could find a plant that I'm looking for by searching for it.

Have a great day,

myles

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mrbrownthumb(z5 Chicago)

You're not doing anything wrong. The search function hasn't worked in the seed or plant exchange since I joined here. If you go to the suggestions forum (near the bottom of the main list) you can make a post asking them to finally fix it. I'll even ditto you and maybe anyone else who thinks it's about time it works.

    Bookmark   September 10, 2006 at 1:24PM
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clarkranch

Actually, if you go to member pages and choose search member exchange lists, then it works perfectly.

Here is a link that might be useful: search member trade lists

    Bookmark   September 10, 2006 at 10:03PM
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phreckles

Thank you for that link. That feature does work for me too, but I still can't search thru current postings on the Exchange forums. That's what I'm primarily interested in searching.

Thanks to mrbrownthumb, I posted a request to fix the Search function in the Suggestions forum.

Here is a link that might be useful: My posting in the suggestions forum.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2006 at 12:54AM
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