When searching for tags or keywords, you are required to type out the whole value exactly to get any results. If there are any spaces in the tag or keyword you must prefix them with a
\. E.g.: child\ only will be the correct syntax for matching that particular value in the Scale field.
"Rawhide Thong And Pole"
|The term or phrase must be matched exactly (case insensitive) to get a match. For phrases the proximity operator (~) can be used to allow the terms in the phrase to be connected by other terms.|
|Field searches makes it possible to narrow the search to a specific field instead of searching all fields. The same operators as used in a normal search can be applied to the Field searches. See the Search Fields section above for valid field names.|
|Search words starting or ending with and an unknown set of characters. The wildcard matches 0-n characters. *tal wil find all words ending with tal, like "metal" and "instrumental". relat* will find all words starting with relat, like "related" and "relational".|
|Find words which are similar (spelling wise) to the given word. Good for finding misspelled words. The examples could e.g. result in "Anne, Annie" or "Squire, Super, Squibb". Given the length of the word different rules apply*: [0-2]: No fuzzyfication is applied - the word must match exactly. [3-5]: One edit** is allowed. [6-*]: Two edits** are allowed. * The default rules for edits can overwritten by applying one of [0,1,2] after "~". Where the number specifies the number of edits allowed. ** An edit is an insertion, deletion or substitution of a character.|
+Canoe Doll +Glove
+"Australian Canoe" for playing
|Express which terms must be present to get a match: +Canoe Doll +Glove Both "Canoe" and "Glove" must be present, "Doll" is not required but would make a better result if present +title:(Canoe Doll) One of the terms must be present in the title field (If all terms must be present prefix each term with a "+") +"Australian Canoe" The exact phrase must be present|
-"Knife for playing" with
|Express which terms must not be present to get a match. -Knife Swing "Knife" must not be present. -title:(Canoe Kayak) One of the terms must not be present in the title field (If all terms must not be present prefix each term with a "-") -"Knife for playing" The exact phrase must not be present.|
|Relax the strictness of phrase searches. The number specifies how many terms are allowed between the required terms: "Rawhide Pole"~2 Match "Rawhide Thong and Pole" but not "Rawhide Bow, Thong And Pole". "Rawhide war"~10 Match a sentence like "Australian rawhide rope used for tug of war" (because there are < 10 terms between "Rawhide" and "war").|
(+Oceania +axe) (+Canoe +Kayak)
|Group expressions together to form sub-queries. The Example reads: match ("Oceania" and "axe") or match ("Canoe" and "Kayak").|