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"Search" option to allow filtering by fetish type

MikeYoshi

The guy you've never heard of
I understand that the "Browser" option lets us pick a specific fetish, eg Inflation or Vore.
But the "Search" option lacks this. There are times when I want to find pictures of a specific character in these situations but I need to browse by species instead of just the character's name.
 

Stratelier

Well-Known Member
Last I heard the listbox options (category, gender, etc.) are NOT part of the search database and therefore cannot be integrated into the search engine at all without significant work (and possible downtime). You can, however, type a genre/fetish as a search keyword (assuming it's three letters or more - e.g. a genre like "TF" can't be searched for directly, you have to spell it out).
 

Fallowfox

Are we moomin, or are we dancer?
The keywords won't always find all available content either; many people do not bother to fill them in. If you just use two search tags you will likely find most of what you are looking for though, because someone might not fill in the keywords but may include your search terms in the description or title.
 

Verin Asper

The Smart Idiot
Thus its how people find it possible to actually hide their work from the search feature.
 

Etiainen

Banned
Banned
I understand that the "Browser" option lets us pick a specific fetish, eg Inflation or Vore. But the "Search" option lacks this.
Why is this even a problem? FA's tagging system is not even properly enforced so the more specific your search, the less likely you're going to find it. You're better off using e621.

Be glad the "Browser" has existed for as long as it has.
 

Verin Asper

The Smart Idiot
Why is this even a problem? FA's tagging system is not even properly enforced so the more specific your search, the less likely you're going to find it. You're better off using e621.

Be glad the "Browser" has existed for as long as it has.
Deep down I think the browse feature is actually a broken version of the search feature while the current search feature is a retry...like they are two halves of a whole
 
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