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Search for users in the search field?

By Christian Scheuer @chrscheuer2021-02-28 13:23:49.461Z

It's really often that I need to find the latest posts (or a specific post from the past) made by a specific user.
Currently, it doesn't look like the Elasticsearch index takes users' fullnames or usernames into account.

It would be amazing if it were possible for the search box to be intelligent enough to recognize searches for usernames, for example if you type "@username" or even just if you type user's regular names.

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  1. KajMagnus @KajMagnus2021-03-04 10:22:26.912Z

    Will fix — some other things to do before this though. I've a bit had the need for this, me too.

    So, you could type sth like: @username how climb trees, to find posts by that user, about how to climb trees. And: User Name how climb trees (but not impossible that [full name search] would need to wait a little bit).

    It'd be nice if @username could optionally be forgiving to typos — so if one wasn't sure how to type the username, it'd work anyway. Let's say I typed @Useeer_Name how climb trees — and it'd work anyway.

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