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Subject:Re: help with a description From:"Teresa Scheuerman" <t_scheuerman -at- hotmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com Date:Tue, 21 Dec 1999 10:29:18 PST
When describing something variable like this, I tend to give an example. You
might use your original description, which sounds garbled because you are
begin vague, and then follow it with the example in your addtl info posting.
The Common Name Search is used to retrieve entries in the PDF based on
common name. Every entry that contains the common name as shown in the
input textbox is retrieved. For example, if you search for "ga," the search
will return entries including galena and realgar. Once this initial search
is conducted and a set of entries is retrieved, you can use local operators,
such as Not, Contains, Exactly, etc. to modify the search. The entries that
are retrieved in this secondary search are dependent on both the common name
and the choice of the local operator. For example, in searching for "ga" in
the secondary search and selecting X as the local operator, only Y will be
returned by the search because Z no longer matches the criteria.