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Bug Opening threads from searches

  1. Mar 12, 2012 #1
    Was having issues in opening threads listed after doing a search.

    Search for a keyword, a list was generated, click on the link for a thread and get the following error.

    Code (Text):

    406 Not Acceptable

    Not Acceptable

    An appropriate representation of the requested resource /showthread.php could not be found on this server.

    Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
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  3. Mar 15, 2012 #2


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    This happens when the word you searched for contains a character that can't be used in a URL. Try searching for "Poincaré" for example. A workaround is to edit the URL manually. I just delete the & symbol and everything after it. I don't really like the "highlight" feature anyway.
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