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"There are no results for your query."??
#1184398 04/21/09 04:26 AM
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I know there are many mentions of Kawai's "RX-2" or RX2 in PW, but a search on either yields "There are no results for your query. Please try a broader range of search criteria."

This seems to reflect a fundamental defect in PW's search function. I suspect that search strings of fewer than 4 characters are rejected. Thus: P140 works, but P85 does not.

Now, I know I can find some of the posts about the RX2 by searching on "Kawai RX2" and "Kawai RX-2" (with the quotes for both), but not all...



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pianozuki #1184424 04/21/09 07:01 AM
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In trying the ADVANCED search Kawai RX-2 came up with 8 pages in one year.

No, I didn't check them! Maybe some were for other Kawais? It's a start though.

I put in 1 year - imagine if I put in 5 years it would yield more!


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lilylady #1184435 04/21/09 07:24 AM
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Yes, without the quotes, there will be many other Kawais.

The reason for my post was that people familiar with pianos know that an RX-2 (or an RX2) is a Kawai, so they may not mention Kawai at all. It's posts such as those that seemingly can't be found with a search on just "RX-2" (with the quotes) or "RX2" (quotes not needed).


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After using the new format of the forums for some weeks, I can conclude that I love everything about the change except the search function. Even when I use the advanced search, it's slow and nonproductive.

The benefits of the new software far outweigh this single disadvantage, though, so I'll gladly live with it.

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Monica K. #1184494 04/21/09 10:05 AM
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I've always enjoyed the Pianoworld forums and one of the great resources of the piano forums was the ability to easily search any piano topic posted in the history of the forums. The new software really eliminates this ability I hope this is only a temporary problem and is corrected in the near future.

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Rich D. #1184569 04/21/09 12:09 PM
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Just FYI, you can also use Google to do a search on Piano World. Just add "site:pianoworld.com" to restrict the search results to Piano World.

So if you want to find all references to RX-2, you can go to Google and enter

site:pianoworld.com RX-2

When I tried it, Google returned 1,790 results in Google, all from Piano World, and most (all?) of them forum entries. This will return results from the entire Piano World site, not just the Piano forum.

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hashset #1184713 04/21/09 03:32 PM
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Thanks, hashet!

Taking your hint a bit further, this Google search finds 335 that contain both "price" and "rx-2" (including a few non-posts):

+price +rx-2 site:pianoworld.com/forum

Of course, some RX-2 fans have "RX-2" in their sigs, and there seems to be no way to have Google ignore these.


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site:pianoworld.com RX-2


Just this tip alone made going to Piano World worthwhile today!

Thanks!


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