Searching for users

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  1. djfly

    djfly Smiter of Spam

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    Ok, you can't seem to search for users.
    Typing my own username into the search results in a list of posts I've made, but no actual link to my profile.

    This is particularly annoying as we can no longer enter a direct URL to a user since the URL contains the UID (which, in most cases, for most people, is a piece of information that cannot be obtained)

    I'd further suggest, on top of being able to search for users, that:
    http://forums.nexopia.com/users/djfly
    and
    http://forums.nexopia.com/users/75495 (Edit: whoops, this one DOES work)
    all redirect to
    http://forums.nexopia.com/users/djfly.75495 (the "correct" URL)
     
  2. SadikB

    SadikB Newbie

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    You can search for users. Just go to http://forums.nexopia.com/users/ page and on the sidebar you have "find member".

    Additionally you can just enter the username in the search box and it will show the matching users on the sidebar of the results.
     
  3. djfly

    djfly Smiter of Spam

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    It doesn't seem to bring up all of them... perhaps this is related to the special character issue you mentioned in another thread?
     
  4. djfly

    djfly Smiter of Spam

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    This seems better, but it's still not great.
    1) It only displays a subset of the results, I cannot find a way of seeing all results
    2) You need to have the exact match, special characters included
    3) You need to know the correct first character

    With nexopia usernames the way they are, this search is basically useless.
     
  5. Lunastorm

    Lunastorm Newbie

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    Agreed!
     

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