GBATemp Search Form

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Another World, Jul 25, 2009.

Jul 25, 2009

GBATemp Search Form by Another World at 2:49 AM (4,116 Views / 0 Likes) 21 replies

  1. Another World
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    Former Staff Another World Emulate the Planet!

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    [​IMG] GBATemp Search Form
    Did Ya' Know Fridays
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    Often there is talk on GBATemp about making use of the Search button. But did ya' know that GBATemp has a search form? The search form offers users the ability to refine their search with pinpointing parameters. Users can search by keyword, filter by member name, search by date, search by area of the forum, etc. Next time you complain that you could not find any help with 1 or 2 searches, take a moment to narrow your search down by using the search form.



    If you are interested in Did Ya’ Know Fridays...
    Submit your facts, bits of info, guides, tips, tricks, etc, via PM.

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  2. DeMoN

    Member DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    Edit: See below post.
     
  3. toh_yxes

    Member toh_yxes GBAtemp Regular

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    Did i know this? Yes. ........... Yes i did.
     
  4. Another World
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    Former Staff Another World Emulate the Planet!

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    hm, i can use the search form on all skins on a "guest" account that is not logged in, on a different pc with a different IP. not really sure what to do with this one so i'll leave the thread posted and open for now.

    -another world
     
  5. DeMoN

    Member DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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  6. pitman

    Member pitman Addicted to Magical Girls

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    I can't even do a normal search.
    The search button gives me nothing.
     
  7. BoxShot

    Member BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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    Did I know this? Maybe ... well I don't remember.
     
  8. Another World
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    Former Staff Another World Emulate the Planet!

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    oh well, guess this friday is a dud! =P

    -another world
     
  9. DanTheManMS

    Member DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    I... actually did not know this. I thought the Google search was the only one we had, and I was disappointed because I thought the built-in forum one had been disabled.

    Wonder why there aren't any links to this search form anywhere on the main navigation bar.
     
  10. notnarb

    Member notnarb Not narbing it up

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    I did know it was there, I just can't remember the trick I had devised to access it...
     
  11. Heran Bago

    Member Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    Wow, I actually didn't know this.

    Why does clicking the search button take you to the terrible google search (also titled GBAtemp.net > Search Form) instead of this? I thought this search had been disabled since I couldn't find it on the front page ever.

    How do you get to the detailed search form aside from the link in the OP?
     
  12. Rock Raiyu

    Member Rock Raiyu Clock Up

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    Well this is certainly new. I had no idea that the forum had such a feature. I wish I knew this a few days ago when I was searching for a certain thread but its nice to know now.
     
  13. Canonbeat234

    Member Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

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    Well hopefully this search form is a bit more direct then the previous one I had been using for quite some time.
     
  14. Minox

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    Nothing wrong with the old Google one, that's the one I've been using all of the time.
     
  15. Pendor

    Member Pendor GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Same here.
     
  16. Golfman560

    Member Golfman560 TheRapist.com

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    Yeah there's nothing wrong with the Google one, its just that every once in awhile I needed the advanced one. And to get to that I had to search for a link to it in another thread.

    And as for the advanced search putting strian on the servers, its another reason to switch from IPB to something that is more than 1% useful.
     
  17. Covarr

    Member Covarr Sentient Cash Register

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    I don't like being limited to longer words, when things such as "GBA" and "GCN" etc are three characters.
     
  18. UltraMagnus

    Member UltraMagnus hic sunt dracones

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    the google search is, basically useless, it takes no account of chronology what so ever. You can access the proper search if you switch to the classic skin however.
     
  19. Splych

    Member Splych GBAtemp's Lurker

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    I bookmarked it. I didn't have it... And didn't know of it. Thanks ^^
     
  20. Heran Bago

    Member Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    "It aint broke, so why improve" huh?
     

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