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This a follow up on my question. Why doesn't intitle:1 show questions which have my search terms in the title only. Filter out questions which do not have all the words in the title.

Example: intitle:1 cookie static (or intitle:1 +cookie +static)

Why is it displaying questions which do not have both words in the title? Is there a boolean format I am not aware of?

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Try putting the terms in quotes for an exact match

intitle:1 "cookie" "static"

edit: I added an alias for this.

intitle:1 +cookie +static

now works as well

http://stackoverflow.com/search?q=intitle%3A1+%2Bcookie+%2Bstatic

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i get why foo bar and "foo bar" are different, but why is foo different from "foo"?? nonintuitive! meta.stackexchange.com/questions/37825/… – quack quixote Feb 13 '10 at 20:44
    
The help on search needs to be more complete. – Tony_Henrich Feb 14 '10 at 5:33
    
@tony I updated it – Jeff Atwood May 1 '10 at 21:50

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