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Boolean searches


This page explains the notation used for Boolean searching. You must use the 'advanced' or 'extended' search form and you must set 'match' to Boolean in the appropriate drop-down menu.


&Boolean AND example:
cats & dogs
|Boolean OR example:
cats | dogs
~Boolean NOT example:
animals & ~dogs
(~dogs, by itself will give no results, ~ excludes results, there has to be a basic search to exclude from!)
( )normal grouping example:
(cats and dogs) or (horses and cows)

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