Feature to make permanently broken Old ProZ.com term search vs New ProZ.com search more bearable
Thread poster: Michael Beijer

Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:17
Member (2009)
Dutch to English
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Aug 2, 2017

Since we all know by now that the Old ProZ.com term search will sometimes find something, when the New ProZ.com term search can't (even though it is in a glossary!!!), and vice versa, can you please add the following feature:

When the user runs a search using either the New or the Old system, the system runs a background search in the other system, and if something is found, warns the user to also try the other system. This would save us all having to remember that the system is broken, and check in the other system, every single time we run a search.

Please, please, please!

Michael


 

Yana Dovgopol
Local time: 01:17
SITE STAFF
Please provide specific details via support request Aug 3, 2017

Michael Joseph Wdowiak Beijer wrote:

Since we all know by now that the Old ProZ.com term search will sometimes find something, when the New ProZ.com term search can't (even though it is in a glossary!!!), and vice versa, can you please add the following feature:

When the user runs a search using either the New or the Old system, the system runs a background search in the other system, and if something is found, warns the user to also try the other system. This would save us all having to remember that the system is broken, and check in the other system, every single time we run a search.

Please, please, please!

Michael


Dear Michael,

Could you please submit support request and provide some specific details about the problem you're experiencing? Please provide such information as the exact term(s) you are unable to find in the new term search and your complete search criteria. Sometimes only one criteria indicated may change search results.

That will help site staff take a better look at the issue you're experiencing.

Thanks in advance.

Bests,

Yana


 


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