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How to Search
Suggestions for searching with Minerazzi. This is a must-read for all users.
Match Previews Interface
A description of the Match Previews interface and why it was developed.
Understanding On-Topic Searches
Read why horizontal, vertical, and on-topic searches are so different.
Minerazzi Search Modes
Overview of search modes. A must-read before delving into a specific one.
Boolean-Based Search Modes
NOT and NNOT
Because sometimes you need to exclude some documents.
XOR and XNOR
On the Beauty of XOR and XNOR: Co-Occurrence and LSI.
OR and NOR
Make no assumptions about the ordering or proximity of search terms.
AND and NAND
The default mode in most search engines also has a complementary mode.
Distance-Based Search Modes
Match the first two search terms, in any order, and no more than a given number of terms from one another or themselves.
EXCLUSIVE NEAR (XNR)
Match the first two search terms in any order and no more than a given number of terms from one another.
Match the first two search terms, in a strict order, and no more than a given number of terms from one another.
Match an exact sequence of terms, phrases, and clauses.