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Re: [APD] searching the archives

If you search by title alone, you're gonna miss tons of the
good stuff anyway -- the best threads are not all in one
"thread." Titles? Fuggettabowtit. Google the text for
keywords. it's the best way to go.


--- Jerry Smith <jerrytheplater at hotmail_com> wrote:

> Adam
> I am also searching the Archives now to look for
> information on diy 
> backgrounds and landscaping. It is a huge amount of
> information. But I'd 
> like to read it all. It is very interesting. No time
> though. It would make a 
> great book if it could be organized into one. One problem
> I have found is 
> the frequent changing of the subject line makes it
> difficult to trace out a 
> thread. Sometimes a reply will only say-RE:Aquatic-Plants
> Digest, Vol 27, 
> Issue 20, rather than containing the subject being
> discussed.  I know I have 
> been guilty of not changing the subject line myself, most
> always 
> accidentally. I now see why so many have complained of
> this in the past. 
> They are right.
> Anyway, to answer your question:
> I go to Google.com and click on Advanced Search. Limit
> the search to English 
> language sites, restrict the domain to Actwin.com and
> leave all other 
> choices at default. You enter the keywords of your
> search. If you know the 
> exact phrase, enter it in the correct box. If not the
> just enter your search 
> words in the top box. Often times your search will give
> just the index page 
> for the month. Then you will have to scroll down and
> select what you want.
> If anyone can help both of us any further please do.
> Jerry Smith, Bloomingdale, NJ
> >Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 16:27:37 -0500
> >From: "Adam N. " <taxonomy at gmail_com>
> >Subject: [APD] searching the archives
> >Hi,
> >
> >I am trying to search the archives.......
> >Is there something better than this?
> >
> >Adam
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