I find Zenith.Aero to be nearly useless as a medium for exchanging information.

The reason: I cannot discover any way to effectively search the site. The search boxes seldom give me a useful result.

E.g., suppose I want to find the thread about a new name for upgraded
Zodiacs. I've tried. I cannot find it. I know it was there once. But I
can no longer access it.

I guess that I'm spoiled by the Matronics Zenith-List. I've got most of 3 years of archives stored
right in my Eudora mailboxes. I can search for a post by sender, date,
subject, attachments, whatever. I get results in seconds. If I recall
some message that I have not saved locally, I can go to the Matronics
archives and search--not as efficient, but it's workable.

So far, I've had zero success searching Zenith.Aero. Has anyone discovered
a way to search the Zenith.Aero archives? If so, please share your
secret(s).

If there is no way to search, I hope that Zenith.Aero users will consider cross-posting on Matronics so that your
hard won gems of insight do not become lost to the Zodiac community.

I originally posted this message on my blog, but now I realize that the Discussion Forum is the right place for it. 'Sorry about the double posting.

Thanks for listening.

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Terry

If you go to the upper right hand corner of the screen right next to "Terry Phillips sign-Out" you will see a block that says "Search Zenith.Aero". Go to that block and type what ever you want to find. Hit enter and up pops the information.
Yes, we're aware that the search capability of the site appears to be somewhat limited. The info is all there, we just need to be able to find it in our search results... We'll work on finding solutions / answers to this...
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Glad to hear that you are working on the problem.

My wish list would require the ability to search by multiple criteria simultaneously or sequentially:

Site area (i.e., blog, forum, etc.)
Words included or excluded in discussion subject
Author
Date range
Words included or excluded in body
Attachment count >, <, =
Attachment file name (including partial name and common wild cards

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