Advanced searches within this online help

This online help uses the Apache Lucene information retrieval library for its built-in search engine. Lucence features a powerful query syntax for best search results.

Search type
Syntax and characters
Explanation / example
Wildcard for a single character matches
?
"te?t" returns: text, test
Wildcard for matches of 0 or more characters
*
"tet* " returns: tests, testing
Boolean operators:
+
Must be present
 
||
Or
NOT
!
Not
Grouping, Boolean logic combined with brackets
(term operator term)
(test !text)

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