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    Wikipedia app

    Okay I downloaded my first Metro UI app tonight which is Wikipedia. I'm used this app on Android and iOS. But for the life of me, I can't find its search feature. So is the Wikipedia app half-baked? Or is there some common gesture to bring up a search box in Metro UI?

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    Okay I figured it out. The search is integrated with the charm bar on the right. Not sure that I prefer the design. But at least it works...
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    Skallal, I'm glad you posted this. I have the Wikipedia ap, but I hadn't used it yet. The Charms "Search" is the Wikipedia search as well.
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    Whats the difference between the regular site and the app. Can you make edits on the app or no. I am thinking of getting it but if its very limiting I'll just stick to using the website.
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    The ap is free, and it doesn't hurt anything. After opening the ap, you have to use "Search" in the Charms bar on the right side of the screen. It works fine.
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    Now my Wikipedia app crashes just after opening it. I uninstalled and then reinstalled it, but it still crashes. Oh well!

    Here is the error message from the event viewer:
    App WikimediaFoundation.Wikipedia_54ggd3ev8bvz6!App did not launch within its allotted time.
    Last edited by skallal; 08 Jun 2012 at 22:44.
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