Highlight relevant search results

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I have found that the Search Panel is a bit less than stellar in terms of usability and would love to see it improved.

In particular, since this search tool is based off of providing some text to look for, and then showing the results. One would presume that if I clicked on a topic node result there I would want the found text to appear highlighted in some way in the topic. Alas, no such luck.

Since I tend to have a lot of text in my notes, I have found on a number of occasions that not only when i search for a specific piece of text it does NOT appear in the result (at least not that I can find, in the format I specified)... I have to read all of the body of the text to even find the occurrence, or occurrences which qualified it as a result.

For example, I would like to find the name "Gus" in a large body of text. I have tried adding spaces before and after the name in the "Look for" text box, and no luck. It will not limit itself to finding that one word, by itself.

I had really hoped that MM 15 would have had some attention paid to these unglamorous, but oh-so-necessary features, but it doesn't look like anything has changed. I think, in general, this product really needs some love in the areas of large map management and enhancing/expanding the search and filter capabilities because those are the bread and butter for large map (3,000+ topics) users.
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Mike Danielski

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