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Created: 17 May 2012 • Updated: 26 Jul 2012 | 6 comments
Alex Zn's picture
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From some time, default search is set to "User" search. This kind of search is absolutely useless, but it set as default. So every time i need to search something on this site, i need to switch to "Entire Site".

 

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Kevin's picture

Search default is set to "user" when you're in the user section.

Can you give us an example (URL) where you're seeing the user tab set as default in other parts of the site?

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Kevin

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Alex Zn's picture

I allways start work with site from link in my e-mail message, Alex Zn. There i can see all my forum discussions. Few month search engine by default was set to "entire site" and it was good for me. I dont see the problem for myself, i just think that if novice will try to find some information and will get "nothing found" cause he not set proper option, it will not be good.

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Andy Welburn's picture

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/ideas/chan...

 

As Kevin has stated above, this is the default if you're in the 'User' section & I agree that a search based on User is just about pointless - I seldom have had the need to search for a particular user - but as I mentioned in the other 'Idea':

I fully understand the reasoning behind, and support, the current default search parameter - you are in a particular area (e.g. Backup and Recovery>Ideas, Security>Forums etc etc) then it is justifiable to accept that you should be more likely to want to search within the confines of that specific area.

Personally, don't see the point of changing this for the sake of one click of the mouse.

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sdmayhew's picture

I have seen it many times where the default returns to user when I am searching for something. Default should never be user. It should be searhing in the forum that you have navigated to. 

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Andy Welburn's picture

Search default is set to "user" when you're in the user section.

Can you give us an example (URL) where you're seeing the user tab set as default in other parts of the site?

Personally only ever seen "user" when I'm in the user section (i.e. account), if you're seeing it elsewhere can you provide an example for Kevin & the guys to check out?

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LeslieMiller's picture

This was implemented this week:

 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/conn...

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