"only my watchlist" option on the Search page isn't working for me - what am I missing?

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On the Search page there is an option to search "only my watchlist" and the results for any of the surnames I've tried only list a few or none, when there are many of that name on my watchlist.  What am I doing wrong? Would be useful, if I could get a list of folks with same name on my watchlist :)
in WikiTree Tech by Patricia Roche G2G6 Pilot (386k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

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The quickest way to do this is from your watch list. Find a person with the surname you want and then click on that surname in the Status/ID column. You can right click and open in a new tab or window if you like. It's very handy.
by Rosemary Jones G2G6 Pilot (231k points)
selected by Patricia Roche
Well that's spiffy - works. Thank you Rosemary. Would still be nice to get a list from the Search page, but this will do just fine  :D
It works for me Patricia. FYI - I'm using FireFox with Win 10.
Hmmm - I'm using Chrome and W10. Haven't done a thorough examination, but appears that the result list I get, is only the profiles I've edited/created/adopted within the last few days.  Surnames that I've not worked on recently have no results.  Have an old computer with W7, stored away, will try on it.
The big difference in the results is that the spiffy way from the watch list doesn't get the name variations that are in Other Last Names where the full search does.

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