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Please provide search at every level within collections, while browsing collections, etc.

Would like to be able to select the United States and then have the search screen come up instead of having to go back through all the states looking for someone. It is tiring having to wade through England, Ireland, etc.
The site is very helpful, but sometimes have to go through thousands before finding a gem.
Thanks so much!
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  • The entire place search needs help. I am contiually putting in an exact place ( country, state, town - checking for exact - and getting results on another continent. I work with alot of people and I visit alot of other genealogical sites. People need prompts to place search with useful results. Dropdown boxes are very good. Instead of having one box for Place and the person fills in Greensburg or Plymouth ( the world has several of each of these) a prompt box for Country, State/Province/County and then town would really help. A dropdown list then provides correct spelling . The second part of this would be that if marked exact, only results that actually matched the places would be shown. THe most recent incident I had - I had marked to search in Michigan, USA exact. - I got several hundred results for England and abotu 20 actually for Michigan - but they were all jumbled in the English ones - very dicouraging
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    I have been browsing the Zimbabwe death notices as part of my research into the Rhodesian Combined Forces roll of honour 1966-1981. Is there any way of inserting a search engine into these files so that I can type in a surname and automatically find the death notice. These documents are extremely helpful, but browsing in the hope of finding something is very time consuming.
    Adrian Haggett
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