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Thanks for reporting. I did make a mistake in the code (one of those 2am fixes), and have corrected it now. Please test and report back.

Mike

Yep, I can confirm
  1. Show results as Threads / Posts has been fixed and now works as intended
  2. Default search mode is now for posts as opposed to for threads
  3. I can see that clicking on the thread title now takes you back to the post (same as clicking on the post)

Thanks for fixing it Mike!

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@Big Mike

Feedback on a couple more items about Advanced Search

Item 1
Been trying to look for this specific post of mine. I knew the post contained the text "Does this help?", so that's what I keyed in the Search by Keyword, as shown:

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


However the site returns a "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms.", despite the exact string being there.

I tried this both with and without question mark being conscious it may be parsed as wildcard.
I also tried both with initial upper case and lower case, but no luck.

In many instances the search with quotes returns the expected results - but not always. This is one example.


EDIT: When the search I described fails, the original search string is changed as follows
Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).




Item 2
When searching for the above the forum now offers the default of "search by post" as opposed to "search by thread". However when it returns a result of "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms." the default is automatically switched to "search by thread"


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However the site returns a "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms.", despite the exact string being there.

I've found the same with many simple word searches, I just assumed that search wasn't a priority issue but will also mention it as you have reported it.

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@Big Mike

Feedback on a couple more items about Advanced Search

Item 1
Been trying to look for this specific post of mine. I knew the post contained the text "Does this help?", so that's what I keyed in the Search by Keyword, as shown:

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


However the site returns a "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms.", despite the exact string being there.

I tried this both with and without question mark being conscious it may be parsed as wildcard.
I also tried both with initial upper case and lower case, but no luck.

In many instances the search with quotes returns the expected results - but not always. This is one example.


EDIT: When the search I described fails, the original search string is changed as follows
Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).




Item 2
When searching for the above the forum now offers the default of "search by post" as opposed to "search by thread". However when it returns a result of "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms." the default is automatically switched to "search by thread"

If you type it without quotes you'll see this message:

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


There are limits on the current search system, this is one.

As for it flipping the threads/posts option after an error, yes I duplicated that but unlikely to fix it. Sorry. It is only an issue if your search has zero matches, and the search screen is refreshed.

Mike

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I've found the same with many simple word searches, I just assumed that search wasn't a priority issue but will also mention it as you have reported it.

Give me some examples and I'll look to double check.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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Give me some examples and I'll look to double check.

Mike

Seems good at the moment Mike. I have definitely seen a problem on multiple occasions, but that is over the last few years so maybe transient indexing or whatever I don't know. I can't find an obvious reproduction at the moment, will let you know if I do though, thanks.

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There is a problem with our Push Notifications today (caused by a third party, not us).

It means that whenever the problem is resolved, you will be receiving some delayed Push events. We have a working ticket with the vendor.

Sorry about that.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
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We've updated our social media cover pages with some new artwork we have been working on.

Please check out our pages and let me know what you think of the new image artwork:

https://www.youtube.com/futuresio

https://www.facebook.com/futuresio

https://twitter.com/futuresio

https://plus.google.com/+futuresio

If the feedback is positive, we intend to move forward with this design in other areas as well.

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).



Thanks,
Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.


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We've updated our social media cover pages with some new artwork we have been working on.

Please check out our pages and let me know what you think of the new image artwork:

https://www.youtube.com/futuresio

https://www.facebook.com/futuresio

https://twitter.com/futuresio

https://plus.google.com/+futuresio

If the feedback is positive, we intend to move forward with this design in other areas as well.

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).



Thanks,
Mike

Nice design Mike.


Also, I wasn't aware there was a FIO presence for the 967 users of Google+

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Nice design Mike.


Also, I wasn't aware there was a FIO presence for the 967 users of Google+

We don't use Google+ but just have it as a placeholder.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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