There are a couple of things missing from the "advanced search tips":

Can we update the tips, please?

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    I doubt that last one will work correctly now anyway, since they moved the message out of the post body.
    – Tim Stone
    Feb 8, 2013 at 19:02
  • @TimStone You're right, I'll remove it. Still, the message exists on duplicates that were closed before the message was removed, the hack is not completely useless.
    – yannis
    Feb 8, 2013 at 19:07
  • Yeah, and a general hint that the negation operator will work like that would still be useful.
    – Tim Stone
    Feb 8, 2013 at 19:09
  • The date search stuff has been implemented, although it's still technically marked as experimental.
    – Tim Stone
    Feb 10, 2013 at 1:46
  • I wonder what a non-tech person is going to think of code searches on the non-tech sites. For example code:"cup sugar" works fine and makes sense to me... Feb 22, 2013 at 16:02

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There is now a help article that has all the supported operators, it will be linked from the bottom of the advanced search tips after the next build.


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