How to require the search function to use "all" keywords instead "either"

Bmachine

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It seems that currently when you enter multiple keywords in the Search field, the software will display any thread that contains any one of those keywords. Is there an option to have it display only the threads that include ALL of the keywords listed. For example if I search for "Seat brackets" I get plenty of thread that talk about seat leather treatments and fuel rail brackets. Informative, to be sure, but not what I need at this point.

I remember a while back on some other software you could type AND in upper case to specify you wanted all keywords to be used.

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You almost did it in your subject title. Put search phrases in quotes to force it to include all the words.

"Door liner" will only return results that include both words together.
 

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It seems that simply putting both words in quotes doesn’t work anymore... I entered “key code” in the search field and I get all kinds of paint codes and similar things. Did this change?
 

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Oooooh, sneaky! Thank you Dan.

Now where did you see that error msg? When I did my search, it told me that that those were the results of the “key code” search without mentioning anything about that key being too short.

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This is what I get. Shouldn't be different than yours but I guess it is...

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