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I found a link to the new search instruction page on the blog, but I can't seem to find one on StackOverflow itself. I looked at the FAQ and About links with no luck. I would have expected a little question mark next to the search box with a handy hover effect to show me that's how I get to the search instructions. Am I just missing it or do I really have to remember (tag/bookmark/...) it? If there isn't one, perhaps one could be added.

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There's a link on the sidebar of a searched page if it turns up limited results. It doesn't seem to appear if there are a lot of results for your query.

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You can also enter nothing in the search box and just press enter.

The faq does contain a section on search now, at


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Now that's completely intuitive. :-( –  tvanfosson Aug 11 '09 at 17:58

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