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EBay "searches"....how to for your local area?(5 posts)

EBay "searches"....how to for your local area?K-Man
Nov 20, 2003 8:19 AM
Can you (I can't see how) do a search on EBay on a "subcategory" ie, Sports is the main catagory, sub catagory would be cycling/roadbikes for your local area (Philadelphia)? I can see how to do the search in the main cycling catagory just not using a sub cat.
I am looking to keep tabs on a inexpensive winter bike possible SS but only want to buy in my area to save shipping cost.
Can this be done, if so, how?

The confused
KMan
Click on "search" and then go to "advanced search"jtolleson
Nov 20, 2003 10:41 AM
It gives you the opportunity to search by region.
unfortunately that method only lets you search in the main catagK-Man
Nov 20, 2003 12:58 PM
but that function only let you search in the main "sports" field.....I can't see how you can search in the sub fields sports/cycling/road/......

Unfortunately cannot perform a decent search....
any other ideas. I don't think it is possible now that I have been messing around with it today.

KMan
You can narrow the category..TimA
Nov 20, 2003 1:56 PM
Do the regional search under sports in the advanced search option. When the results some up, you can click on the more narrow category on the left. You can then change the search term and it will only search in that catefory and in that region.
Or just "refine search"Matno
Nov 20, 2003 6:39 PM
Do the search just how you want it (i.e. in a specific category), then click on "refine search" to the left and change the regional preference. It will still have the subcategory listed. Good luck!