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-Clicking on the Search link at the top of the page will take you to the Advanced Search page, where you can enter specific search criteria.+Clicking on the Search link at the top of the page will take you to the [[https://​thelitforum.com/​search.php|Advanced Search page]], where you can enter specific search criteria. 
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   * You can choose to search the whole forum, or specific folder(s). ​   * You can choose to search the whole forum, or specific folder(s). ​
   * Type in one or more keywords.   * Type in one or more keywords.
-  * If you want to search for posts from a particular person, just start typing his or her username into the "​Search by Username"​ box.  For example, to find posts by Diana Gabaldon, start typing "​Diana",​ and a list of suggested matches will pop up. Just select her name from the list. 
  
-It's not possible to search using a specific date range, but youu can use the date options provided to narrow down your search quite a bit.  For example, you can search for "posts from 3 months ago and older",​ "posts from 1 week ago and newer",​ etc.+If you want to search for posts from a particular person, just start typing his or her username into the "​Search by Username"​ box. For example, to find posts by Diana Gabaldon, start typing "​Diana",​ and a list of suggested matches will pop up. Just select her name from the list. 
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 +It's not possible to search using a specific date range, but you can use the date options provided to narrow down your search quite a bit.  For example, you can search for "posts from 3 months ago and older",​ "posts from 1 week ago and newer",​ etc.
  
-You can choose to display the search results as threads, or as individual posts.+You can choose to display the search results as threads, or as individual posts. If you are searching for all posts by a specific user, choose the "​posts"​ option.
  
searching.txt · Last modified: 2017/12/18 01:09 by karen_henry