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Offline jopa66

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results don't even match the search
« on: June 05, 2016, 02:25:27 pm »
Why can I not put search terms in QUOTES or use Boolean operating method like any respectable tool? Program is almost useless unless you use ONE WORD searches which generally have no relevance to what you really want. Is this a feature in the PAID version? I certainly do not want to pay money for spurious, erratic results.

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Re: results don't even match the search
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2016, 02:02:25 pm »
Why can I not put search terms in QUOTES or use Boolean operating method like any respectable tool?

searches include results that contain ALL keywords words you typed in. if you toggle [include description searches], then you get results that dont include all of your keywords. you can also use "-keyword" to ignore results that contain that keyword. not all search engines can handle "phrases" as keywords. 


Program is almost useless unless you use ONE WORD searches which generally have no relevance to what you really want.

please don't use this program anymore.


Is this a feature in the PAID version? I certainly do not want to pay money for spurious, erratic results.

no, and based on your feedback above, please do not donate.
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Re: results don't even match the search
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2016, 10:25:47 pm »
Thank you Chip for an answer which shows both honesty and integrity. Rare in today‚Äôs world.  I half expected you to just delete the post. Yes, it was originally written in frustration over the results of my searches. And no, this is probably not the program that I am looking for. But it is good to see developers who are actually interested in more than just a quick buck.

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Re: results don't even match the search
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2019, 04:24:38 pm »
If you toggle [include description searches], then you get results that dont include all of your keywords. you can also use "-keyword" to ignore results that contain that keyword. not all search engines can handle "phrases" as keywords.