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XF 1.3 Searching by Prefix On Posts

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by arms, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. arms

    arms Active Member

    It doesn't make it clear in "Search Threads and Posts", that if you specify a prefix, you can only search the threads. I can think of many times that you'd want to search for posts within a thread with a specific prefix.

    Should you be able to?

    http://xenforo.com/community/threads/twitter-error-on-external-accounts-page.70346/

    prefix of XF 1.3 and search for the word "Authentication". The page above does not appear.
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2014
  2. arms

    arms Active Member

    Would this be considered a bug?

    from what I can see the _md_prefix_ is added to the metadata field of posts in xf_search_index.
     
  3. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    The is similar to another issue (that is something that would be fixed in the future), but the prefix is only associated with the first post of a thread.

    So unfortunately there isn't a way around it right now.
     

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