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Mayfield

Mayfield Report 21 Jan 2013 11:54

Thank you Kath,
I tried it and I think as you say it should work but like so much on this site these days it's sort of broke!

I put in my user name and a word from the title and it worked, but when I tried another posters name and a word from their current thread it just kept refreshing the page over and over.

Best wishes,
Mayfield

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 20 Jan 2013 17:34

If you click on "Advanced search" which is under "Tools" on the left of the screen you should be able to search for threads by putting in the name of the person who started the thread under "author".

This feature used to work years ago but I am not sure whether it still does (although since it is still there it should).

Kath. x

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 20 Jan 2013 14:43

Does anyone know if you can look up the threads a poster has contributed to like you can on some other forums, usually by simply clicking on their name please?

I've sometimes tried to find an old thread, but while I think I either know who posted it or someone that contributed I can't always remember the heading.

Best wishes,
Mayfield