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How to search comments for an exact quote? [duplicate]

I have tried searching for a statement (a quote) that is made in a comment, with zero results. For example, if I search for comment "news in 1983", which is an exact quote for my own comment, I ...
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2answers
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Search term “XYURLGenerator” yields no results [duplicate]

I am trying to search for XYURLGenerator, which exists in the comments here. Why won't StackOverflow find these questions? Thank you!
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0answers
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Is there a way to search comments? [duplicate]

The search on the top of the page searches questions and answers . Is there a way to search comments too ?
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25answers
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A new search engine for Stack Exchange

After the performance problems we have run into with Lucene.NET we've decided to make a change, we're moving the network on to elasticsearch. Here's where to get started: https://stackoverflow.com/...
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3answers
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View a user's list of comments sorted by score?

On a user page it's easy to view a list of that user's questions and answers sorted by score. You can also see a list of a user's comments sorted by date under "activity, comments". I was curious to ...
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2answers
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Can I search my comments using some keyword(s)?

Here's my problem: I know I've posted something on Stack Overflow about a particular topic. I know how to search all my answers with a given keyword, and that feature works well. But, if I don't ...
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2answers
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Ability to search comments would be useful

This has come up a few times in: How can I search for specific comments? Add Ability To Search Comments Only The solutions there were to search using Google. Like MMyers says in the top linked post,...
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2answers
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Why can't we search on comments?

I know that we are not able to search in comments, but why? Is this a technical problem? Is this only a lack of funcionality of the software?
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1answer
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Add Ability To Search Comments Only

Request: Can we add the ability to search only comments? Motivation: Sometimes I remember a question or answer not by the body text or title, but by the comments. These comments might be by me or ...
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1answer
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Sort comments on my profile by votes [duplicate]

I would like to sort my comments by votes. My hope is to find my old obsolete comments and delete them when they don't add value to the posts. I assume that if they have an up vote at all, they are ...
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Would it be possible for a user to save a number of draft comments which could be accessible from the Add Comment section? [duplicate]

This might not be a popular topic for many, but very interesting for a few, so maybe this feature request could also be introduced as a high level privilege. I regularly like to add useful comments ...