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Deepa Korecherla
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Hi,
When I seacch with a term in the search I get results which are very old from year 2001 for about 20 results in the page and there is no next button for that results page....and I am not able to see results which are after that like from year 2003/04/05.
The dated search is only allowed for 30 days old posts..What about if I want 1 year old posts.
Pls reply...waiting........
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On the left hand side, just over the list of topics there is a description of how many results were found.
Just to the right of that is a link to the next page "More Matches":

 
Marilyn de Queiroz
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Also, if you get more than 200 results, you might consider adding more search words to further restrict your search.
 
ankur rathi
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But over all, it has some flaws and also not effective.
[ September 16, 2005: Message edited by: rathi ji ]
 
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You can use google to search the saloon by adding "site:saloon.javaranch.com" to your search terms.
 
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Also, on the sidebar of the main JavaRanch page.
 
Deepa Korecherla
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I still cannot get recent results. I am getting results only for max. of 200 matches which are only till year 2001...I want the most recent results from the seearch....
I searched for a very general topic in the search but can't get results from the recent years...matches stop to max. 200 matches..which starts from year 2000 to yr 2001.
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Same problem here...

I have only found 2 options so far:

all the recent topics until 30 days ago
a list up to 200 posts from long long time ago

When u try to have some general information like Thread.State for the 5.0 java certification it s not so easy to narrow your research.

It will only drives me to post a new topic that perhaps have already been treated 60 days ago.

ps: an easy modification should be to get the 200 more recent posts sort by DESCENDING date
 
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Hi "Cyrano DeBergerac",

Please take a look at the JavaRanch Official policy on registered names. In particular note the following:
  • Obviously fictitious names may be locked out.
  • No names of celebrities or fictional characters.

  • Which forum were you searching in, and what was your search term? Searching in the SCJP forum for "Thread.State" provided me with 2 matches. Doing a Google search for "Thread.State certification site:saloon.javaranch.com" gave me 22 matches.

    Regards, Andrew
     
    Eric Janssens
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    Oh, i need to take my real name

    Edit: Done

    I continue to think that u should update your search function. But I ll take your advice and use Google. Just hope that Google reference ALL the javaranch pages.
    [ September 27, 2005: Message edited by: John Smith ]
     
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