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XF 1.4 Search only within nodes??

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by MattH, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. MattH

    MattH Active Member

    Sorry if this is covered elsewhere...

    When I search for a keyword within root/home I get no results, but if I search within a node I get results.. is there a way around this?

    People don't always know what node thread was in...
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Searching in 'All Forums' will return hits from all nodes.

  3. MattH

    MattH Active Member

    I just tried that and it doesn't work, no results..but when I pick one of the sub-forums below all forums it works again.

    Edit - I should add that I am searching for a 3 letter phrase, I understand there was some issues with this in the past (MySQL settings etc). I tested it with a longer phrase and it does work.

    The 3 letter phrase will search within a forum, but not from 'all forums'... any way to resolve that?
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Check the minimum word length settings, in the ACP and the my.cnf file.
  5. MattH

    MattH Active Member

    Thanks, I set it correctly in ACP and will get into my.cnf to look, I was just wondering why it wasn't searching from general but was within specific forum/nodes. Thanks for your input.

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