Search Type

any of the words or all of the words

Finds a list of words or phases

exact phrase

Finds a single phrase (quotation marks are optional)


Finds a structured group of words or phrases linked by and, or not, w/.

Special Characters

? matches any single character

appl? matches apply or apple

* matches any number of characters

appl*ion matches application

~~ indicates numeric range

14~~18 looks for 14, 15, 16, 17 or 18

xfirstword matches the first word of a document

apple pie w/10 xfirstword

xlastword matches the last word of a document

apple pie w/10 xlastword