I can never find a person by entering only surname hyphen andID #- why??

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I can never find a person by entering only surname hyphen and ID # in the searchbox - why??
in WikiTree Tech by Patricia Hickin G2G6 Mach 8 (84.8k points)
recategorized by Jillaine Smith

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The search box works for first and last names not for ID Number

If you want to put in an ID# use the url. http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/xxxxx-#. Replace the xxx's etc with the ID.

I can't remember the url so I just open my profile (from the drop down box above) and change the ID to the one I'm trying to get to.
by Anne B G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
selected by Chris Whitten
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Hi Patricia,

Try going to any profile page and backspace through the Name-ID in the "address bar" and replace it with the Name-ID you are searching for.

Happy Searching!
by David Wilson G2G6 Mach 9 (93.7k points)

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