• Proximity Searching Basics
    A proximity search finds words or characters that are located close to one another. Proximity searches can be very powerful, using context to enable precis...
    Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 3:41 PM
  • Proximity searching within a sentence
    Aid4Mail provides proximity searching within a sentence through the ~* character wildcard and the <.> word wildcard. Matching characters within a sen...
    Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 3:51 PM
  • Proximity searching within a paragraph
    Aid4Mail provides proximity searching within a paragraph through the ** character wildcard and the <*> word wildcard. Matching characters within a p...
    Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 3:49 PM
  • Proximity searching within a specified distance
    Aid4Mail provides proximity searching within a specified distance through the <n> wildcard. Distance is measured as the number of intermediate words (...
    Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 3:49 PM
  • Word order in proximity searches
    Word order is important The order of words in a proximity search term is important. For example, the search term jim<5>sand will find the following s...
    Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 3:37 PM
  • Chaining proximity searches
    As with all wildcards, you can specify more than one in the same search term.  Example 1 cat<8>dog<8>horse The above search term will match t...
    Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 3:38 PM
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