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add "advanced search" link in the search drop down.
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Many people seem to have trouble find advanced search options since the new redesigned search field in Vector.

https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)&oldid=434720129#Category_search_.2F_Related_search

And I have heard complaints about this before. My idea is to add a small "Advanced search" cell just below the "Containing ..." cell that directly takes you to

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&search=&fulltext=Search&advanced=1


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

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Reference
bz29448

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 11:37 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz29448.

Created attachment 10922
mockup

This is a mockup of the idea

Attached:

Screen_Shot_2012-08-02_at_10.38.01.png (97×393 px, 10 KB)

Does the problem statement in 2011 still hold true? Isn't advanced search the default now?