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Tina Parks
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Joined: Jun 30, 2001
Posts: 35
When I am looking through the Saloon for a solution to a problem (which I always do before posting), I have found the Search tool to be somewhat mysterious. For example, it clearly allows me to search the current topical forum, but I don't see how to search the entire Saloon without searching the entire site. I would like a menu choice that says "Entire Saloon," or something like that.
Or am I overlooking the obvious?
Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
Posts: 9052
The search facility does not search the entire site. It searches through a specific forum or all open forums (we currently have no archives). You cannot search a private forum unless you currently have access to that forum.

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift; that's why they call it the present." Eleanor Roosevelt
Tina Parks
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 30, 2001
Posts: 35
Okay, I see my mistake. When I select the pull-down menu, it starts at Java Ranch. Since most pull-down menus start at the top, I never considered that there were listings above. (Yes, the fact that Java Ranch starts with "J" should have tipped me off, but it didn't.) Now I have searched the site quite a few times and missed all of the upper selections each time. Could others be making the same mistake?
I agree. Here's the link:
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