I want to search for previous posts using key words because my questions might have already ben answered. I find it really odd that a furm has been operating for many years without search facility. May be it is my eyes, but I looked at every tab and all over the page, cant find a search box. Can you help me find it?
It's there, but hard to find. Hover your mouse over the "Community" button in upper left.
There's also a context-sensitive search box at the top right of the page, if you leave the logo bar open. It restricts to the context of current subforum, or current topic. Or, if you search from the portal, it searches the entire forum.
The best way to search most forums and sites is with an external search engine: