Search with index
An index search offers the following advantages.
- Select Search Multiple in the list to display the floating Search panel. , and then select
Select any of the search scopes below in the
Look In list:
Currently Selected Indexes
If you selected Select Index then the Index Manager dialog box appears.
Index Manager dialog box proceed with the following:
If the preferred index is not on the list then click Add and select an index in the Open dialog box.
- If the
Index Manager already lists the index file you want to use, select it, then click
You may select multiple index files.
From now on, the index or indexes just selected become the Currently Selected Index, appearing in the list below Look In.
Search for, select a search type:
Single word or phrase
Multiple words or phrases
Proceed according to your selection made in the step
- To search a single word or phrase, enter any words, word fragments, or phrases of interest.
- To search multiple words or phrases, click Select Words and compile a search list.
- Optionally, click the arrow near the right side of the box to view the list of previous search terms. Select any item and press Enter to start the search.
- Optionally, click Advanced to display additional search criteria at the bottom of the window. Select a match type in the Match list. See Match types for details.
Proceed with step
6 on as detailed in
Search in multiple documents.
Stemming is one more option in index search. This option is only available when searching index files. Use this option to find all words that have the same root. For example, type in
looking. Wildcard characters (such as * or ?) cannot be used with this option.