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New Stack Exchange Search, Try it out! [duplicate]

Note: the below is outdated, search was changed once again: A new search engine for Stack Exchange For a few reasons, we recently changed the guts of how search works on our sites. If you keep up, ...
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What does stackoverflow do for ranking? [duplicate]

I just wanted to know what is the mechanism for ranking people's question in searchbox on Stack Overflow?
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A method to search questions on more than one criteria (not tag) [duplicate]

Quick basic question. Is there a method to search questions on more than one criteria? example, oldest, unanswered, with zero answers (as opposed to >0 answers, but no accepted answer)? Where is, ...
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What technology is powering the search on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A new search engine for Stack Exchange It looks potentially like Google? Or is it home-grown?
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what happened to search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A new search engine for Stack Exchange Did the formatting of search results change? I'm not getting any favorite tag highlighting. Or the nicely formatted "votes", "answers" ...
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Search Results Metrics [duplicate]

What are the search results metrics that Stackoverflow is using? For example when I typed in in the search box then what are the basis for the results and their rankings?
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ranking used in stackexchange [duplicate]

Just a curious question. When I type a question in stackoverflow, suggestions come up which shows similar questions. This clearly indicates there is a searching and ranking procedure going in behind. ...
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After searching for something that isn't a tag there are no icons any longer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A new search engine for Stack Exchange It seems that recently with the gravatar update functionality related to site formatting after performing a search was altered. After ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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How about a “Vote not to close” option to counter the “Vote to close”?

My request is simple: Many times, there will be a question where some people feel like it should be closed. At the same time, I'll feel like it's a perfectly legit question, and it should therefore ...
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Handling Calls to Remove a Moderator

Stack Exchange has some of the best Moderators around — seriously — and that is due in no small part to the communities who scrutinize and vote in our Moderator elections. We have a ...
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Which tools and technologies are used to build the Stack Exchange Network?

What tools and technologies are used to build the Stack Exchange Network? See also: Which tools and technologies are used to build Data Explorer? Return to FAQ index
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Search in favorited questions?

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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Repository of useful pro-forma comments

Every tag has its questions that make the same mistake(s) over and over and over again. (But some tags more than others.) That's where Benjol's pro forma comments script comes in. The only downside ...

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