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...on 7/23, dsims@axtek.com asks how to search the archives...

This was posted recently by Dan S. to explain how to efficiently search the
His suggestion works great for me.
Thanks for explaining this Dan.
Dave Conner

>Subject: Q List Archive Searching... using the search engine to find
>From: Dan Simoes <dans@ans.net>
>Subject: using the search engine to find information
>Date: Fri, 11 Jul 1997 14:23:06 -0400 (EDT)

>Just wanted to point something out.  I've heard a lot of complaints
>about the archives, how it's hard to find things.  Igor wanted
>the procedure to aim euro lights, and though it's in my pile of
>"this should be in the faq" emails, I decided to test the archives.
>Step 1: open to the main quattro page and hit the archive link.
>Step 2: type in what I am looking for, in this case:
>        aim euro light
>Step 3: I am presented with a list of 10+ archive documents.
>I hit the first one, it loads up.  I then use Netscape's
>Find function (in the Unix version, Ctrl-F) to search on
>the word "aim".  I use the Find Next function (Ctrl-G) to
>look for relevant sections of the archive.  I don't find
>what I need.
>Step 4: I go to the next archive, and do the same.  At this point
>I just need to keep hitting Ctrl-G.  I find the procedure in
>the second archive listed.
>That's it.  Works for me :)
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