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Do the search as 2 longer bolts and it looks like you get the intended results. Usually when you use any form of quotes in a search, you're telling Xenforo (or Google, for example) to search for the exact phrase or word, in the above instance its the 2.

See if that works better.

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It's not a problem with the search results, those are accurate. It's the displaying the double quote character in the search results as I have marked. I assume that this has to do with the way the software is highlighting the search terms.

I did not encapsulate the word in double quotes like you would for searching for an exact phrase.
 

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As someone who uses the site's search box more than most, it has seemed worse since the change.
Like it tries too hard using most recent instead of best match.
It'll show tons of matches using only 1 word instead of prioritizing matches of 2 or more.
I can prolly put more stipulations in the search, just saying it does seem worse.

AND the suggested threads under a post seem further off base than before.
Those had closer matches to questions being asked in the past, it seemed.
Could just be related to us being more accepting to new user's common questions than before making more results.
We can't keep telling folks to ''READ'' before asking without becoming obsolete.
But the more threads there are with the same key words, the harder searching becomes.

I'm no techie.
Anybody got any of them there required fields asking 'What year's your van?' to new members?
 

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It's not a problem with the search results, those are accurate. It's the displaying the double quote character in the search results as I have marked. I assume that this has to do with the way the software is highlighting the search terms.

I did not encapsulate the word in double quotes like you would for searching for an exact phrase.
Removing the single quote gave the desired results, at least it did for me.

Enhancing and improving search is on the list for the first half of the year. We're currently testing a few changes to see if results returned are more accurate and less "all over the place".

-Mike
 
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