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Implemented Search forum thread starter

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Adam Howard, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    Right now there is an option to search this forum or any forum for post made by X member (@Brogan for example). For member like Brogan, this will bring up hundreds or thousands of post.

    There is no way within the search to just find threads started by someone. So right now I would have to weed through quite a lot.

    I think it would be nice to be able to narrow such searches. :)
     
  2. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

  3. Matthew Hawley

    Matthew Hawley Well-Known Member

    Its easy dude. Give me a sec.
     
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  4. Matthew Hawley

    Matthew Hawley Well-Known Member

    This is from one of my template mods. I actually don't know how to find an individual user, but I bet you can figure it out. :)

    Code:
    <a href="{xen:link search/search, '', 'type=post', 'thread_id={$thread.thread_id}', 'users={$visitor.username}'}">test</a>
     
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  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It's on the profile page, under the Postings tab:

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    Also, as pointed out above, the main search page allows for searches for threads started by a member within a forum.
     
  6. psTubble27

    psTubble27 Well-Known Member

    Maybe there could be a radio button in quick search to the effect of, "Posted/Started by member" where we now have just "Posted by member."
     
  7. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    This of course assuming you can view X person's profile.

    And most people don't check the advance page or at least don't think to check it for something so small & simple as this.

    Would still like to see that little box in the quick search.
     
  8. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    When I have the time .... I'll review the code and likely add this as some sort of template add-on for others to apply... ie... add the check box into the quick search.
     
  9. Ludachris

    Ludachris Well-Known Member

    I must be blind, I don't see the option on the main search page to limit the search to only see threads started by a member in a particular forum. I see the "posted by member" field, but that doesn't limit it to thread starter. I see the "display as threads" check box but that doesn't do it either. Can someone point out exactly how a user would perform a search in a specific forum and find only threads started by a specific member? Example - show me all threads in X forum started by Member Z.
     
  10. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  11. Ludachris

    Ludachris Well-Known Member

    Should probably edit the title of this thread and change the prefix.
     

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