I wonder if it is possible to search in just my favorited questions?
If not, can it be considered as a feature request?
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From my original answer here:
I think the most flexible solution would be to add a search parameter
infavorites:x that would allow searches on people's favourited questions.
x would be one of:
mine, a shortcut to search your own favourites
all, to search in all users' favourites
This plays well with all the existing search parameters.
Since everyone's favourites are public anyway (and are included in the data dump), I don't see a problem exposing this type of feature in search.
I currently have 1850 questions favorited for various reasons. Many of them have good answers in them (I can't favorite answers, grrr) or otherwise have information relevant to me. Some of them I want to track over a period of time. Some are just amusing or otherwise illustrative of programmer peculiarities.
I would welcome some kind of search facility on my favorites, even if it just found a keyword or two in the text of the questions or answers, or if I have to use a special string in Google to accomplish it.
Actually, filtering the favorites on a specified tag would work too.
UPDATE: infavorites:mine has been implemented.
Only American spelling of favorites is supported.
I have found stackoverflow favorites organizer by googling.
It works well in Chrome but I had issues with it in Firefox. Not perfect but I managed to find the question I was looking for reasonably quick.
infavorites:mine will be implemented soon.
This could be part of an advanced search page.
This has now been completed with the new elasticsearch engine, see here.
Yes, this can be done by adding to your search query the following:
So as an example, to find posts you favorited that have "notification" mentioned in the title you would type this in the search box:
A list of more search operators can be found on the help page here:
Here is a JS snippet you can use as a bookmark. Mark the full code and drag it on your bookmark bar or paste it into the url field when editing a bookmark.
This bookmark can be used on all StackExchange pages to initialise a search in your favourites.
infavorites:mine in my rare cases that I actually need to search through my favourites was too hard for me, so I made this bookmark for me.
I also wanted to be able to use it on all of my StackExchange sites, so that's why the bookmark won't redirect you to any search site. Go to your StackExchange site of your choice and click the bookmark for the favourite search, afterwards.
EDIT: The code I provided above will not work on the main StackExchange site to search through all your favorites from ALL StackExchange sites, though. For a proper solution to this problem, please check Cross-site inbookmarks:mine search.