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I'm trying to look up stuff on A* search. The search box doesn't really help, it seems to ignore the *, which of course makes the search a little less precise. I know that I can successfully search for C#, so it seems not out of the realm of possibility.

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Probably one of those weird use cases... I tried astar, a-star, and the tag a-star works. stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/a-star –  snicker Oct 28 '09 at 23:00

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As snicker pointed out, the questions involving A* are tagged as a-star.

Try searching for

[a-star]

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Yes, I suppose that's true. But I don't need to search for [c-sharp]! –  Adam Goode Oct 30 '09 at 20:46

if you can't search for it on Google, it's unlikely we will be able to find it either.

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As part of the latest search engine changes, you can now search for terms containing symbols by using quotes. For example, you can search for "A*"

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