How can I search for a whole phrase in the KudoZ term search?
Thread poster: Maria Gutierrez

Maria Gutierrez  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:04
English to Spanish
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May 12, 2009

I do not find any option to search the whole phrase as in the former Kudoz version. Therefore, I get too many answers when I enter two or three words (a phrase). Thank you,

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2009-05-12 18:52 GMT]


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Lesley Clarke  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 05:04
Spanish to English
It doesn't seem to be working May 12, 2009

Supposedly you have to put the phrase in quotation marks, but this feature doesn't seem to be working at the moment.

Fingers crossed that this is fixed soon. Meanwhile you can put the phrase into google

eg. "sede de dirección" english

or "término que busco" proz target language


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Lucia Leszinsky
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Using advanced search options May 12, 2009

Hello Maria and Lesley,

You can conduct a KudoZ term search for a complete phrase by checking the "Match exact phrase" box provided as an advanced option.

Please, give it a try and let me know how it goes.

Regards,

Lucia


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Maria Gutierrez  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:04
English to Spanish
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Thank you May 12, 2009

Great, it is now working. I could not see that box yesterday or today. I do not know if I just overlooked it. Anyway, it is now working. Thank you.

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Colin Brady
Argentina
Local time: 07:04
French to English
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Searching exact phrase by using quotes should now work... May 12, 2009

Hi All,

Thanks for posting!

Searching exact phrase by using quotes should now work.

Colin


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Lesley Clarke  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 05:04
Spanish to English
"Match exact phrase" May 13, 2009

Dear Lucy, thanks, however that box has disappeared

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Steffen Walter  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 12:04
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No, Lesley, it's still there May 14, 2009

Lesley Clarke wrote:
Dear Lucy, thanks, however that box has disappeared


No, it hasn't. Click on "Advanced Options" to open the bottom section of the search page, which includes the "Match exact phrase" box.

Steffen


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