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  # 551230 28-Nov-2011 22:38
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Got to say that I have also been caught out by that, as that is the usual place a search box goes with web design conventions.

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  # 551236 28-Nov-2011 22:58
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nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


woo! turned that box off, never use it anyway. Too "social networking" directed anyway.

 
 
 
 


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  # 551237 28-Nov-2011 23:00
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freitasm: As I said it was a decision on performance. The Google Search box is a script. Loading it in every page view when it's only used on a minor number of cases is a waste of people's bandwidth and time.

There's a SEARCH link in the menu.



couldnt you just use a plain old text box, without the scripts, with a post action to redirect to the custom search page, sending the search query as param or form field?




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  # 551256 29-Nov-2011 06:29
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nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?

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  # 551265 29-Nov-2011 07:39
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kiwitrc:
nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?


In your profile there's an "enable updates" option. Uncheck it.

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  # 551275 29-Nov-2011 08:38
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nzkc:
kiwitrc:
nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?


In your profile there's an "enable updates" option. Uncheck it.

Thanks for that 

 
 
 
 




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  # 551276 29-Nov-2011 08:40
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kiwitrc:
nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?


[joke]

If people can't find the SEARCH link in the top menu, how easy is for them to find an option in their profile to disable the status box, or any other option for that matter?

[/joke]

 
 




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  # 551279 29-Nov-2011 08:43
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There is a search link???

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  # 551283 29-Nov-2011 08:48
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:)

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