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A while ago, my Search Toolbar bar went missing in dolphin.

I'm referring to the Search Toolbar found under Settings>Toolbars Shown>Search Toolbar. I used to sit at the very top right corner of the window.

If the search toolbar is checked for view/unhide, the toolbar looks to activate something, as there is a slight shift in the interface buttons, but the text field is gone from the toolbar.

I tried reconfiguring with dpkg, purging and reinstalling, etc.

I left it alone as I thought it would be fixed in an update, but today I upgraded dolphin and it's still gone. This appears to be a 4.6 bug or something.

Any thoughts?

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Dolphin has a search bar? – RolandiXor Jan 11 '11 at 23:58
I just tested the latest Dolphin (from ppa) and when I click find the find bar opens... – RolandiXor Jan 11 '11 at 23:59
@Roland - Yes dolphin has, or at least had a search bar. It is not the find bar that appears when you go to edit>find. It's also not the filter bar summoned with ctrl+i. The search bar is shown or hidden usuallu by checking/unchecking [Settings>Toolbars Shown>Search Toolbar]. It's awesome because it's integrated with nepomuk/strigi so it's super fast, or at least it used to be awesome. – Ike Jan 12 '11 at 2:51
I don't see any of that in the latest Dolphin. I think you might be using the one from the ppa. In such a case you would have to choose to search everywhere and not just that folder. – RolandiXor Jan 12 '11 at 3:06
@Roland - so when you go in the menu bar to Settings>Toolbars Shown> there is no "Search Toolbar" checkable entry? – Ike Jan 12 '11 at 3:45
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other people seem to have the same problem.

issue #8 on the first post

UPDATE: they did remove the search toolbar. the option was showing even after updated, but after i deleted my dolphin folder in /.kde (and it generated a new one), the option disappeared.

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