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#1 Brett K.

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Posted 05 May 2008 - 07:30 PM

There is a title in Schaff-Creeds called "The Apostles' Creed". If you perform a title search using the apostles', it will find it. If you perform a search using the apostles' creed (the exact text of the title) or just apostles' creed it will not find it. But if you throw in an "and" operator like apostles' <AND> creed, it will find it.

Is this working correctly? My concern is that I won't be able to find something even though I'm using the exact words of the text.



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#2 Helen Brown

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Posted 05 May 2008 - 08:58 PM

In tools the searches ignore variations of the words (capitalization or apostrophes in the word), but in this case they cannot distinguish the apostrophe after the word from a quotation mark. If you are not sure how to enter a phrase, let Accordance show you by selecting the entire phrase and clicking the Search button on the Resource Palette. In this case, Accordance searches for the Apostles * Creed. Replacing the apostrophe with an asterisk lets Accordance and you find the phrase that includes punctuation.
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