Forming search queries

The basic search:

To refine your search criteria:

Example Description Results
reboot the system Finds documents with the phrase ``Reboot the system'' To halt and reboot the system from the hard disk.
"configure" Finds documents with the exact word ``configure'' (but not ``configured'' or ``configures'') To configure your networking driver adapter...
adapters,controllers
adapters OR controllers
Finds documents that contain either the word ``adapters'' or the word ``controllers''. SCSI host adapter driver
...each controller requires a separate vector
performance AND tuning Finds documents that contain both ``performance'' and ``tuning''. Performance and Tuning
Get performance tuning parameters.
alias NOT mail Finds documents that contain ``alias'', but not ``mail''. The alias command creates or redefines alias definitions
HT?? Each ? character matches any one character; finds documents that contain any two characters following ``HT''. HTTP service
HTML browser
*ration Finds documents that contain any number of characters, followed by ``ration'' (such as, ``operation'', ``configuration'' and ``administration''). Network Configuration Manager mouse operation administration server

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| Example               |  Description         |  Results            |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
| reboot the system     |  Finds documents     |  To halt and reboot |
|                       |  with the phrase     |  the system from the|
|                       |  ``Reboot the        |  hard disk.         |
|                       |  system''            |                     |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
| "configure"           |  Finds documents     |  To configure your  |
|                       |  with the exact word |  networking driver  |
|                       |  ``configure'' (but  |  adapter...         |
|                       |  not ``configured''  |                     |
|                       |  or ``configures'')  |                     |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
| adapters,controllers  |  Finds documents     |  SCSI host adapter  |
| adapters OR           |  that contain either |  driver             |
| controllers           |  the word            |  ...each controller |
|                       |  ``adapters'' or the |  requires a separate|
|                       |  word                |  vector             |
|                       |  ``controllers''.    |                     |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
| performance AND tuning|  Finds documents     |  Performance and    |
|                       |  that contain both   |  Tuning             |
|                       |  ``performance'' and |  Get performance    |
|                       |  ``tuning''.         |  tuning parameters. |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
| alias NOT mail        |  Finds documents     |  The alias command  |
|                       |  that contain        |  creates or         |
|                       |  ``alias'', but not  |  redefines alias    |
|                       |  ``mail''.           |  definitions        |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
| HT??                  |  Each ? character    |  HTTP service       |
|                       |  matches any one     |  HTML browser       |
|                       |  character; finds    |                     |
|                       |  documents that      |                     |
|                       |  contain any two     |                     |
|                       |  characters          |                     |
|                       |  following ``HT''.   |                     |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
| *ration               |  Finds documents     |  Network            |
|                       |  that contain any    |  Configuration      |
|                       |  number of           |  Manager _ mouse    |
|                       |  characters,         |  operation _        |
|                       |  followed by         |  administration     |
|                       |  ``ration'' (such    |  server             |
|                       |  as, ``operation'',  |                     |
|                       |  ``configuration''   |                     |
|                       |  and                 |                     |
|                       |  ``administration'').|                     |
|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------------|


NOTE: You must run the software indexing before you can use the full capabilities of the Search function; see config_search(1M) and ``SCOhelp not indexed''.

See also ``Verity search operators''.


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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.1 - 5 November 1999