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Using Super Search

by SiteDocClan (Initiate)
on Dec 15, 2006 at 13:59 UTC ( [id://590032] : sitefaqlet . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Using Super Search

Super Search lets you perform much more advanced searches of content in PerlMonks. Here you may search by node or title content and by author, and you can restrict the search to certain sections of PerlMonks.
You can tell Super Search to include or exclude any of the following:

  • nodes with certain text in the title
  • nodes with certain text in the body
  • nodes by certain authors
  • root nodes
  • replies
  • nodes in certain sections of the site

Super Search lists the search results with the following columns of information:

  • creation date
  • author
  • title
  • section/root
That last column indicates whether the node is a root post in the given section or a reply. If it is a root post, it is a link to the containing section. If it is a reply, it is a link to the root node of the the containing thread.

If you want to search among writeups of a particular monk, there are two ways to do this. Either you can enter the monk's username to the “authors” field; or visit the monk's home node and there follow the “Search nodes” field in the “For this user” line which drops you to Super Search with the author field pre-filled.