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Offline alieshia

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« on: Monday 30 July 12 12:52 BST (UK) »
how do I get the search function to search for just stopher please? it just comes back with hundreds of results of christopher, I'm sure it has something to do with using special characters but which ones I'm not sure,thanks in advance!!

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Re: search function
« Reply #1 on: Monday 30 July 12 12:56 BST (UK) »
It's better to use a Google  search and specify site:www.rootschat.com

The search on the forum is a bit clunky.

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Re: search function
« Reply #2 on: Monday 30 July 12 12:59 BST (UK) »
your a star! thanks :D

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Re: search function
« Reply #3 on: Monday 30 July 12 14:14 BST (UK) »
Hello alieshia.

In your Google search also put site:www.rootschat.com

For example: "stopher" site:www.rootschat.com and you will just get results for RootsChat.

Put the word you are looking for inside quotes and it will find an exact match and prevent finding stop her for example.

You will have found all 32 (13) results but is useful for other RootsChat searches.

http://www.rootschat.com/help/search.php

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