CCM has its own database, which is growing larger as time passes. To perform a search on CCM you can use:
The main search bar
This search bar (see picture) is for making general search on CCM. By typing a keyword (example: NTFS), the search engine will search the topics (FAQ, Forum post...etc ) where the word NTFS has been used.
The general search bar cover the following sections:
The Forum Search Bar
The second search bar, is exclusively reserved for the forum database.
E.g .. you get an error (80048820), in this case you search the forum and get all the related posts.
Also you can refine your searches by selecting the appropriate forum category.
The advanced features of forum search engine
The search engine has the following limitations:
Only the first 255 characters of each message are indexed
It is updated every minute
Here are the commands that can be used to refine your searches:
answers:true|1|yes displays messages with answers (false|0 for unanswered posts)
forum:true|1|yes search in the forum window (etc)
solved:true|1|yes search for solved messages (false|0 the unsolved)
question:true|1|yes search the question (false|0 for replies in only)
member:true|1|yes search for posts made by members (false|0 for anonymous)
user: "username" search for posts made by a specific user
show:last displays the name of the author and the date of the last post
The following operators can be used:
OR Operator : hello|world
NOT Operator : hello -world, hello !world
Phrase "hello world"
Proximity (max distance between words in quotation marks): "hello world"~10
Word beginning with: compu*
Search by date:
The predefined operators:
The search feature and the "My messages" section are linked. So just click on "My Messages" and enter a keyword in the search engine to search for a related post in your published messages:
You can also search all posts made by a specific user