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  2. Search on file name

    After downloading the file is assigned a file number. It would be helpful to search using this number in order to get back to page on the site.

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  3. Author search

    Hello,
    It would be very useful for readers to be able to search for articles written by a specific author. He is often indicated by a em dash in front of the name.
    Simply searching for the name of the author is not always a solution. I tried searching for articles written by Winston Churchill and had to seek the ones that are not just reporting about him.

    Best regards,
    Andrei Vasiliu, Târgoviște, Romania

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  4. "Contact us" - 'Sorry! The page you were looking for was not found'

    I would like to make a complaint. However, when I try your "Contact us" - at the bottom of your page, I get: 'Sorry! The page you were looking for was not found'

    This is NOT good enough. I have a right to complain and have my complaint dealt with in person. Please contact me.

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  5. The ability to restrict a search to titles added in a specific period is unreliable.

    Some titles appear when an otherwise identical search is conducted in two or more distinct periods. (It may be that some titles are omitted but this cannot be tested by the user). The problem was first reported to you many months ago but remains as at 25 Sept.2017. Users should not be reliant on this search facility until you can advise the problem has been corrected.

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  6. Easier reporting of poorly transcribed titles from result page or item view page

    Example: ELrCUr.f{-Aiu-.iB.t 16. killed in action, aged 18 i*»:- i'i '.ii- .lohn Blubber lour .la<-k), K.L.R.. its . i • ..

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  7. Please be able to scroll up or down on pages

    I find it very annoying that now when I click on an article, it shows the newspaper page but when I zoom in it only zooms the center of the page and it can't be scrolled up or down.It then has to be downloaded and the highlighted section disappears.

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  8. Setting search options as personal defaults.

    Ideally, we should be able to set options for searching withouth having to reset every time we open up. As an historian I find it is frustrating that the default option is 'relevance' when 'date earliest' would be better. Recently, the website has taken to reverting to relevance at the drop of a hat which is frustrating in the extreme.

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  9. Correct OCR displaying the Long s as an f

    In the older newspapers its difficult to find keywords that include the letter s.

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  10. let me know if a specific date of a specific paper is available

    I look for weekly articles.
    if I cannot find by keyword I am prepared to scan the paper for my article.
    this is difficult if I do not know if the paper exists.
    how can I find out?

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  11. 2 votes
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  12. why does your search return non relevant information

    minimize search to relevant requests only

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  13. Exact search - not exact

    Great site, great info - poor search. Exact search = not exact!

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  14. remove highlighting of search term before saving article?

    remove highlighting of search term before saving article?

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  15. Perhaps a search engine that isn't incompetent?

    Using the advanced search and with Exact search ticked for Mourne and Croft in "Search all words" and mourning in "Exclude words" brings up no results at all.

    I wish there was a decent alternative to your dismal service.

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  16. Better Drop Down Menus

    Better drop down years. If you put 1914 in the first drop down menus the system should default to 1914 in the second

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  17. Weather

    I'd love to be able to filter results by weather reports. I'm often trying to find what the weather might have been like on a specific day in a specific place - i.e was March 3rd 1922 war, cloudy, rainy, etc - so maybe results could be filtered to show just those columns and/or pages which have that weather info. It really helps give an extra touch of authenticity touch when writing up historic events. If it's possible to filter by advertisements, then why not weather?

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  18. Improved subject/person indexing

    Improved indexing of subjects / prople in pages/editions

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  19. Want to be able to correct OCR text in FMP

    Ability to correct text from within find my past

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  20. Be able to only show article titles and dates without pictures or any content after a search

    Article titles with content and pictures take up too much space in some cases. By providing an option to only show titles and dates it would be easier to select out the most promising articles.

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