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XF 1.4 Search Expression Minimum Length

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Steve Freides, Sep 13, 2015.

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  1. Steve Freides

    Steve Freides Active Member

    Hi. I am administering/moderating a forum where a particular three-letter acronym is something I'd like our users to be able to search on - where might I find an option that lets me allow this, either simply as a shorter minimum length or perhaps allowing certain words less than the minimum to be real search terms.

    We are running 1.4.8.

    Thanks very much.

    -S-
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  3. Steve Freides

    Steve Freides Active Member

    Lots for me to read there - thank you very much.

    -S-
     
  4. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    I had the same issue, you can get the enhanced search add on, or else let users know to use a wild card asterisk to search.

    For example the basic search will not find STM unless the user searches for *STM, STM* or *STM*
     
  5. Steve Freides

    Steve Freides Active Member

    The search add-on looks good to me - we are going to consider that.

    Thanks, everyone.

    -S-
     

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