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Allow Partial Name Search

So if I look up "chingyu" for Sims 4 mods, I get that there are no results. I have to search "chingyu1023" (the full username) to be able to get results. I think it would be a lot more convenient if people could type in partial names instead of the full names.

  • Guest
  • Dec 6 2022
  • Future consideration
  • Dec 25, 2022

    Admin response

    This is certainly something we'd like to consider implementing and improve for the search feature, thank you for the feedback!

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  • Guest commented
    18 Jul 11:22am

    Yes please for this! and a follow button

  • Tina Brignac-Judon commented
    16 Mar 11:21pm

    Please, and Thank you.

  • Guest commented
    29 May, 2023 01:14am

    Agreed. I'd also like to be able to have a button for a specific "kit" of mods that I want to download because some mods require other mods to work. If I could download all of the mods altogether it saves me a lot of time. If there are specific mods that require another mod to work that isn't from that creator, they should put a ui stating as much before moving on to download more mods for assurance that nothing happens while playing the game. I feel like that'd make things so much easier and faster. It's also nice to have links to others' mod profiles (profiles should exist too if they don't already. I haven't seen any)

  • Guest commented
    9 Mar, 2023 02:12am

    Adding to this idea, a "follow" button or similar to allow users to keep track of their favorite modders!

  • Natalie Vreeland commented
    23 Jan, 2023 03:29am

    Yes! How is it that the search function is so rudimentary? I have dozens of modders I can't find on CF. I've run across some from other searches and trying a part of their mod name, but there are so many I can't find on there. Also, thank you to Guest for using that example, chingyu is one of the modders I hadn't been able to find.

  • Natalie Vreeland commented
    15 Dec, 2022 09:15pm

    Definitely. I am still trying to get all my mods from my folders into the game now with CurseForge and sometimes the modder's name on here is not what I am used to using for them. I have accidentally run across several modders who I previously had searched for under a different name variation.

  • Guest commented
    10 Dec, 2022 05:26pm

    i think this is quite necessary as sometimes i don't know the exact username of a modder which makes it almost impossible to find them

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