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Selecting several criteria in advanced search & avoid refresh after each one

436 30 October 18, 2017 at 10:41 AM
The advanced search on this site, is almost unusable to me.

1) it defaults to searching all dates. So, the site shows you things from 12 years ago.

2) if I want to choose multiple advanced search options, the site insists on refreshing the list and re-centering the page after each one.

Does anyone know of any workarounds to make it more usable?

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The advanced search on this site, is almost unusable to me.

1) it defaults to searching all dates. So, the site shows you things from 12 years ago.

2) if I want to choose multiple advanced search options, the site insists on refreshing the list and re-centering the page after each one.

Does anyone know of any workarounds to make it more usable?
This came up before and I was told...
" The user can basically make an empty search and modify his/her filtering options to what they like and save it. "

You should see a very small (sorry for laughing but it is tiny and easy to miss laugh out loud ) link in the search page, different spot depending on whether you are in classic or redesign. In Redesign it's right under your user name area...top right hand side.
In classic it's to the right of the wording " results found matching..."
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This came up before and I was told...
" The user can basically make an empty search and modify his/her filtering options to what they like and save it. "

You should see a very small (sorry for laughing but it is tiny and easy to miss ) link in the search page, different spot depending on whether you are in classic or redesign. In Redesign it's right under your user name area...top right hand side.
In classic it's to the right of the wording " results found matching..."
As an example to illustrate what you are saying, I could save a search that filters by "past week" so that I don't have search results at the top that are 12 years old. Then, when I am looking for something, I would start with that saved search and add additional criteria. Am I following that correctly?
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As an example to illustrate what you are saying, I could save a search that filters by "past week" so that I don't have search results at the top that are 12 years old. Then, when I am looking for something, I would start with that saved search and add additional criteria. Am I following that correctly?
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