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Q&A Preview text for answers should be the answer's text

When searching, not only questions but also answers come up in the results. However, the information on it is mixed between the question that the answer is on and the answer itself: Title: Que...

0 answers  ·  posted 20d ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A No indication of zero results in tag search

When searching the Tags section, a search string that gives no results gives an empty results section, rather than a message saying there were no results. This makes it unclear whether there is a p...

0 answers  ·  posted 1mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Ability to search for user:me

Currently, we can search for posts by a particular user by including user:unique_user_number, where the unique user number can be found from the user's profile URL. Would you find it useful to be ...

0 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Ethan‭

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Q&A Remove separate search page and put a search textbox directly in the top bar

Would it be possible to change the search so that you don't end up on a separate page? It feels a bit clunky to not be able to search directly. Replace the search button with a text box for the que...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by klutt‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by sau226‭

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Q&A Search by category

I think a search mechanism that allows filtering by category would be useful. For example, if I want to find a recipe for a specific food or with a specific ingredient on the cooking pages, I could...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Filtering questions with "no answer" and/or "no accepted answer" ?

Is there a way to filter questions of a community that has no answer and/or no accepted answer ? Edit (clarification): by "accepted answer" I mean answer marked with the green "Works for me" tag...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by 4015.alt‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How can I filter out tags in my search?

What do I input in search for Site Proposals, to pretermit all questions tagged [status-declined]? I tried -[status-declined] but this didn't work.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Filter search by tag

I might be missing something, but I can't find any way to filter a search by tags. I looked in the Help Center, but it also doesn't list any way to do it. Simply searching the tag doesn't seem to ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Search via clicking by a tag displays incorrect category of an item [duplicate]

If one searches / filters result by a tag (by clicking on one of them) the all items in a list have a badge that indicates current category instead of correct one. For example, when I click on mvv...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Search box instead of link

I was looking for how to search, and it took a bit, because I was looking for a box to click and type. A nice feature would be having a box with placeholder text "Search" (and a way to submit) ins...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by mbomb007‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Exact search doesn't seem to be searching in the title

An example where an exact search returns no results for the copy and pasted title. "Should we display the number of views?" https://meta.codidact.com/posts/search?utf8=✓&amp;search="Should+we...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Relevance of search results

The search function seems not to turn up good search results when sorted by relevance (the default sort). For example: Searching for community wiki on Meta Codidact turns up 12 pages of results, b...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by user8078‭

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Q&A Searching why on Judaism

Searching for why on https://judaism.codidact.com/posts/search gives a 500 server error 28844d1b-bbf5-43e3-b93a-6c001af0767e.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Search UI Overhaul

Currently the search function is severely limited. Right now you can: Match all keywords, one of a selection of keywords, or an exact search for a phrase, with wildcards, weighted keywords, and ne...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭

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Q&A Meta answers show up as Q&A in search results

In search results, if the result is a meta answer, it incorrectly shows as being in the Q&amp;A category instead of the meta category. Questions appear to show properly. Here's an example from Writ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Mithical‭

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