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Subject:Re: Crispy around the edges From:"Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 28 Jun 2004 14:49:02 -0400
If his search isn't able to search on partial words, then perhaps you'd
have to type the whole word.
J. Ressler wrote:
>>> That's just silly. Anybody using the darn thing will type in the
> word if "admin" doesn't work. And if they can't, then perhaps they
> shouldn't be driving.<<
> I will not, I will skip to related words. I think that is a waste of
> my time and a bit of archaic thinking. If I am looking for a specific
> term, I may only type a portion of it. I expect a search engine to
> find a string of characters, not whole words. This also helps to find
> words that are misspelled. If I wanted it to find whole words, I'd
> select "Find whole words only" that is included in most "Find"
> dialogs. It is my assumption (meaning I must accept the consequences
> of being wrong) that most "Find"
> I'll go ahead and keep driving.
> I agree that jargon should be cross-referenced in an index, but
> limited in use in a technical document (depending upon the audience).
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