All these words
Any terms added to this field will be ‘anded’ together.
This exact wording or phrase
Any terms added to this field will be searched on exactly as they are added. No truncation should be included. If spelling error occurs the user should be given access to the ‘did you mean functionality’.
One or more of these words
This field will be presented as three search boxes with an ‘OR’ in between each search field. This will guide the user and help them understand what the effect of using this field will be.
Don’t show results with any of these words
Any results that include words added to this field will not be returned.
Free text search box
This field would allow advanced users to created more complicated search strings using a wider range of search syntax
Terms on both side of this operator must be present somewhere in the document in order to be scored as a result
Terms on either side of this operator are sufficient to be scored as a result
Documents containing the term after this operator are rejected from the results set
Exclusive OR with this retrieve either one term or the other that appear either side of the operator not both
Brackets can be used to refine searches or force searches to be carried out in a particular order it is possible to use brackets to group terms together.
“..” or ‘..’
Single or double quotes Allows the user to search for an exact match on what appears within the single or double quotes
Retrieves results which have the terms used within the range stated
The ‘?’ character can be used to replace just one character in a word, as above can be used anywhere in the word.
This field will allow users to search by a Member’s name. The user will be able to start typing the name they require into the box as they do so a list of `names will appear from which they will be able to pick the required Member’s name.
Questions that have been laid or that have been answered are given an identifying number. It is possible that some users may wish to search on this number where it is known. It is possible that PQ numbers are duplicated as they are re-used. The ‘PQ number’ field will appear under the ‘Refining options’ section of the Advanced Search screen