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Offline hitsme

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Search posts Not From User
« on: January 11, 2019, 12:43:32 PM »
Is there a way in advance search to exclude results from user X? like "!hitsme"

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Re: Search posts Not From User
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019, 12:45:21 PM »
No, I don't think there is. What you see is what you get basically.
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Re: Search posts Not From User
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2019, 12:50:04 PM »
No, I don't think there is. What you see is what you get basically.
Is it something you'd consider adding?

I want to find posts that mention my username, I get back every post I posted.

Offline Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen

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Re: Search posts Not From User
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2019, 12:52:53 PM »
Can't speak for the devs and the rest of the team on that one really, but the built in search is limited in it's functionality in many ways really.
If your forum is open for public though, you can pretty easily utilize Google, and Google has plenty of options to use.

EDIT:
I have done my part for this, because I think it is a good idea ;)

Search options, exclude user(s)
« Last Edit: January 11, 2019, 01:05:41 PM by Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen »
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Re: Search posts Not From User
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2019, 03:38:55 PM »
Can't speak for the devs and the rest of the team on that one really, but the built in search is limited in it's functionality in many ways really.
If your forum is open for public though, you can pretty easily utilize Google, and Google has plenty of options to use.

EDIT:
I have done my part for this, because I think it is a good idea ;)

Search options, exclude user(s)
Thanks much appreciated!

Offline Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen

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Re: Search posts Not From User
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2019, 03:40:27 PM »
No problem :)
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