Simple Field Restricted Search

You can use simple field restrictions within a Query action Text parameter to return results that contain specific values in specific fields. You can also combine query text with a field restriction to increase the relevance of results that contain specific values in specific fields. For these field restrictions:

Example Queries

action=Query&Text=cat:DRETITLE 

This query returns only documents that contain the value cat in their DRETITLE field.

action=Query&Text=cat dog:DRETITLE

This query returns documents that contain the term cat in any field and the term dog in their DRETITLE field. Documents that contain either cat (in any field) or dog in their DRETITLE field also return, but with a lower relevance.

action=Query&Text=cat:CREATURE:FAUNA dog:ANIMAL 

This query returns only documents that contain the value cat in their CREATURE or FAUNA field and the value dog in their ANIMAL field. Documents that contain either cat in their CREATURE or FAUNA field or dog in their ANIMAL field also return, but with a lower relevance.

action=Query&Text=engin*:Title

This query returns only documents whose title field contains the specified string (for example, engineer, engineering and so on). Note that Content expands Wildcards before it stems terms.


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