A list of punctuation characters to treat as part of the word, rather than as word boundaries. By default almost all punctuation characters are treated as word boundaries.


You cannot specify spaces, returns, and tabs as TangibleCharacters.

This parameter has no effect when MatchWholeWord is set to False.

For more information on using TangibleCharacters to specify punctuation characters to match, or to match punctuation at the start of a match, refer to IDOL Expert.

Action: EduceFromFile, EduceFromText, RedactFromFile, RedactFromText
Type: String
Default: The value of the TangibleCharacters configuration parameter
Example: TangibleCharacters=-/\@
See Also: MatchWholeWord