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An Issue with Detecting Identical Titles

I was editing a question titled "newton's law of restitution" and I edited the title to "Newton's law of restitution" (There were latex issues in the body of the question and I was not editing the ...
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Tips for quickly and efficiently searching for duplicate questions on Physics SE

There have been some recent discussions that it's getting increasingly difficult to find duplicates or near-duplicates of questions posted by new users, on the main site. Similar concepts are getting ...
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Search bar - punctuation and latex

I want to search for posts with quantum states $| i \rangle$. Is there any way to search for latex expressions. Is there any way to include puntuation in searches. I know google ignores puncuation, ...
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Cannot find a question upon statistical mechanics I commented on

perhaps you can help me track down a question I commented on (cannot find my comments in my list). It was about the Heisenberg and Schrödinger pictures of classical mechanics. I remember telling the ...
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Is it possible to search in comments?

Is it possible to search in comments, along with searching in questions and answers? I suspect the answer is no. I think that would be a very useful option to have in the advanced search.
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Why does Google give better results than PSE search about PSE's own pages?

I had been faced with this several times before. But this time I decide to ask it in a Meta post. I typed this phrase in the search box of the PSE: ...
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How can I view which answers have the lowest vote scores?

I was wondering if there is a way that I can search and view a list of answers that is sorted by vote scores, in such a way that I can determine which answers have the lowest scores?
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Adding an autocomplete for search

Has autocompletion been discussed for the search at the top right of a stackexchange sight? I'm relatively new to stackexchange in that my oldest account is 5 months old, so I am not sure if this has ...