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    Arrow Minimum number of characters for searching

    You should make it 3 because terms like url, php, mysql etc can't be searched here on the forums because the minimum number of characters is 4.
    I've had it happen to me twice while trying to search for things.
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    It was already discussed once in this thread:
    4 letter min limit in search...
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    4 seems to be the vBulletin standard.

    Some genius found that by using double wildcards **abc** you could trick the search minkies.
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    3's the vb standard was with my packages anyway

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    Ya I figured it was brought up before and I even searched for it but couldn't find anything with my terms I used.

    Anyhoo thanks for the tip mouse.
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    Originally posted by mouse
    4 seems to be the vBulletin standard.

    Some genius found that by using double wildcards **abc** you could trick the search minkies.
    Not only a genius but modest as well!
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