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Cross Stack Exchange search through all of my questions?

I struggled with finding my own question that finally was on StackOverflow. First, I had checked Unix & Linux, then AskUbuntu, then SuperUser. I will not be the only one with that problem, there ...
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Post title in search results is truncated at an inadequate length

What is the reason to truncate the post title in the search results? Seems there is a bug in width calculation to fit title into single line. But this is just my speculation. Title display is ...
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Are there Elastic Search indexing issues currently?

Various edits I made in the past 30 minutes are not visible in Search Results. Normally it takes less than thirty seconds to update. Example: This search query should return no result at all now, ...
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How does Stack Exchange use Elasticsearch?

I'd like to know how Stack Exchange is using ElasticSearch in practice (if it's not a secret): How did you organize the indexes? (based on types, on time, something else?) How many shards and ...
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How is user information stored in ElasticSearch database of Stack Exchange network?

How is user information stored in the ElasticSearch database of the StackExchange network? I know that SO and the other websites of the same family use ElasticSearch database to store the data, but ...
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Boost duplicate post search results by incoming link count

When you try to close a post as a duplicate, you are given the opportunity to search for the dupe target. Still, searching for that dupe target you know exists is hard and more often than not I have ...
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How can I do a cross Stack Exchange search of all my bookmarked questions?

Single Stack search: We can already search our bookmarks within a single Stack Exchange site by using inbookmarks:mine <insert-search-terms-here>, which uses elasticsearch behind the scenes. ...
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How do I search for [tag1] and [tag2-*]? [duplicate]

When trying to search for [tag1] [tag2-*] (logically [tag1] and [tag2-*] since default is AND) the search query gets turned into [tag2-a] or [tag2-b] or [tag2-c] ... or [tag2-z] and [tag1] which is ...
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Search for tags incl. wildcard (*) and additional search parameters

Does the new search engine also support searching for tags incl. wildcard and additional search parameters, like [silverlight*] is:question Currently this results in an empty list. I expected it to ...
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Is there now no logical "OR" operator with the new search engine?

A lot of people were unhappy that the old search defaulted to OR, and I agreed. With the change of Stack Exchange's search engine it now defaults to AND and everybody is happy. But actually ...
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Correct tag elasticsearch [closed]

Someone created the tag elastic-search, but it should be 'elasticsearch' as per the name of the product. Then when I tried to create it, the stupid heuristic refused to let me because of the other ...
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New Elasticsearch results don't show angle brackets

Under the new elasticsearch, if you run a search where there will be html code listings included with the result snippets, instead of HTMLEncode()ing the angle brackets (<, >) that should be ...
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Add sort option to search

There are a lot of feature requests based on sorting a set of questions, gathered by tabs or by searching, like this one. How about we add a sort: option to the search box, for example sort:newest ...
Lance Roberts's user avatar
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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:
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