You can use Search 360 to find records that contain the same text as your search words. All records in the database are searched, including records that contain embedded documents and charts.
|For example, Peter, peter and PETER are exact matches.
|Punctuation and accents
|Francoise is an exact match for Françoise
|SMITH, Fred and Fred SMITH are exact matches.
|"black pullover red baseball cap" is an exact match for a record with this text "wearing a black v-neck pullover and a red baseball cap"
You can also use Search 360 to find records that contain similar text to your search terms (a fuzzy match). In this type of search, the following allowances are made:
|Searching for ROBERTSON might also find ROBETRSON.
|Missing spaces between words
|Searching for Daniel might also find Danielsmith.
|Spelling mistakes or sounds likes
Searching for PETERSON might also find PEDERSON.
|Searching for MIKE might also find MICHAEL.
|Searching for road might also find rd.
Searching for linked entities (related items)
You can also find information that is held in records that are directly connected to each other by a single link.
Searching for numbers, dates and time
You can search for numbers, dates, and times if the information was entered as text. The only recognized date and time separators are / (for example 2009/10/23) and : (for example, 15:43).
- An exact search for 10,000 does not find records where the number was entered as 10000.
- An exact search for 24.50 does not find records where the number was entered as 24.5.
- An exact search for the date 04/11/89 does not find records where the date was entered as 04/11/1989.
What you cannot search for
- Values entered in number fields, date fields, or time fields
- If you are using spelling variations, words with fewer than 4 letters
- Common words, such as "the", "and" or any words in the stop list