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Old 01-04-2013, 08:29 PM   #1
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I had some bad results from searching through my library. Huge library (about 20k books). Running windows 8, 64 bit. Has anyone had difficulties with poor returns on searches? The results seemed like they had nothing to do with the search term. I can't remember the name but I had searched for a odd name and hundreds of books were returned; none with that search name anywhere in any tag or identification.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:03 PM   #2
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Has anyone had difficulties with poor returns on searches? The results seemed like they had nothing to do with the search term.
The results were accurate because they found your search term in the comments section. Obviously you weren't expecting all of the comments to be searched and including the comments section in searching can be confusing.

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I can't remember the name but I had searched for a odd name and hundreds of books were returned; none with that search name anywhere in any tag or identification.
By default general (non-prefixed) searches include the comments area. I went to Preferences - Searching and chose to limit my non-prefixed searches to title, authors, tags, series, and publisher. Excluding the comments section speeds up your non-prefixed searching quite a bit and you no longer get confusing results.

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