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#654510 - 11/28/02 10:52 AM Searching the PTG website
Samejame Offline
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Registered: 06/01/01
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Any of you who are PTG members have any insight or tips in searching the PTG's "Pianotech Archive" for info? It seems to be a very awkward process.

The search results are not formatted very well, even with the improvemwents recently made to the search engine, and I was just wondering if there's some insider trick to this. I'm not a PTG member, I was just searching for some info on Heintzman uprights, and while I did get some good info, I just find trying to sift through the search results very awkward.

Whiler I'm on the subject, how many of you have experience working on Heintzman uprights?

Jamie
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#654511 - 11/28/02 02:04 PM Re: Searching the PTG website
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Registered: 09/16/01
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Given the enormity of the archive, (280Mb of text!) I think it would be far better if you could display up to 100 messages - or more - on a single page rather than 10 at time.

I'm considering downloading the entire thing, but I have no idea what an "mbox" file is... Presumably this is compatible with Outlook, etc.?

David
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