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Use the Search tab to the left of this window to locate content in this help file.
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If you want to search for words in a certain order, such as "related documentation," add quotation marks around the search words as shown in the example. Searching for terms on the Search tab allows you to quickly locate specific information and information in topics that are not included on the Contents tab.
|Tip You can temporarily disable the search highlighting feature by selecting Options»Search Highlight Off from the toolbar.|
You also can search using asterisk (*) or question mark (?) wildcards. Use the asterisk wildcard to return topics that contain a certain string. For example, a search for "prog*" lists topics that contain the words "program," "programmatically," "progress," and so on.
Use the question mark wildcard as a substitute for a single character in a search term. For example, "?ext" lists topics that contain the words "next," "text," and so on.
|Note Wildcard searching will not work on Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean systems.|
Use nested expressions to combine searches to further refine a search. You can use Boolean expressions and wildcards in a nested expression. For example, "example AND (program OR VI)" lists topics that contain "example program" or "example VI." You cannot nest expressions more than five levels.
Click the button to add Boolean expressions to a search. The following Boolean operators are available:
Use the following checkboxes on the Search tab to customize a search: