Ability to refine search query

Once I a search process is started I want to refine the query but it is impossible currently without retyping it from scratch by hands. The problem could be solved in several ways, the simplest is to leave the text in the text box, not clearing it on query start.
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Did you try the filter box at the bottom of the search results page?

The filter box is a really useful innovation but it impossible to filter out unwanted stuff with it (using words starting with sign 'minus' as in the old client). If you will teach the box to understand the minus clauses that would be even better than my initial proposal.

That's a good idea, I'll see if I can't get it done sooner rather than later.

Thanks, Nir

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It seems like this is currently possible (build 2013.02.26)

I agree it's good but I'd also like to see the search criteria left in the top search field so that it can be modified for situations where you need to correct a typo or add something (I assume that adding to search criteria and performing a new search rather than adding via a filter can return more relevant results)

I am somewhat opposed to this request because it will only encourage lazy users to perform multiple superflous requests, slowing down the slsk network for everyone else.

On the other hand, there is already a request to save the search history (http://slsknet.org/news/node/246), so this is mostly a duplicate.