Amy Johnson Crow of Ancestry.com is doing a demonstration of "New Search" (which as of a couple of days ago is the only search, because the link to "Old Search" has been taken away for good). So she's calling it Primary Search.
Amy was showing her screen, but since the screen on the Google Hangout was really fuzzy, I opened up a tab in my browser and followed along so I could see the results that she was getting from her search. I hit the search button and came up with a bunch of results. She hit the search button and came up with no results.
Searching the 1880 Census, she had wanted to fetch all the records for a particular county, but she accidentally typed in the location she wanted in the BIRTH location search box instead of the LOCATION search box.
Useful tip: when you get a result where you get NO records, it's helpful to clear the entire form to make sure you don't have any sticky settings you don't want, and try the search again. It's also good to make sure you put your search terms in the right field. :o
(Toward the half-an-hour mark they say a couple of people busted their brickwalls by using Amy's search tips.)
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