Catalog Search Tips
The Search Feature allows you to:
The catalog you are viewing has been indexed. The keyword search
feature allows you to quickly search the database index for specific
information. The index contains references to the following:
- Family name
- Product number or name
- Features and feature values
- Selected extended attributes that are associated with a product
(such as packaging or color)
The following search methods are supported in the catalog
- Whole word
- Partial word using the * wildcard character. The * may only appear at
the end of a word, and after at least three characters.
- Phrase (for exact matches)
- Named fields (to restrict a search to a specific field, such as
- Combining or ignoring words using the AND/NOT (+/-) and OR
operators. If no operator is specified and two words are listed, the
search automatically defaults to OR.
- Searches are not case sensitive
Selections at the top of the Search box allow you to search
the entire database of listings or to limit your search to any column that is
titled "Product Number." When Product Specifications is selected, the
entire database is searched for listings that match your search criteria.
To perform a simple search, type a word or several words in
the Search box and click Search. Search results will be displayed in order
of how closely they match your search specifications. For example:
- Typing webcam displays all listings containing the word
- Typing webcam Sony
displays all listings containing either the words "webcam" or "Sony." This is the same as entering webcam OR Sony.
- Typing webcam AND Sony
displays only those listings with both "webcam" and "Sony."
may use wildcard characters to expand or limit your search results. For
- Typing web* displays all listings containing words starting
with "web," such as "webcam" or "webcams" and
- Typing webcam - Sony
displays all listings containing "webcam" but does not display any
Sony webcam listings. You may also use the word NOT (webcam not Sony) to
achieve the same result. You must have a space around the - symbol and the word
- Typing webcam + Sony
displays all listings containing both "webcam" and "Sony." You may also use the word AND (webcam and Sony) to
achieve the same result. You must have a space around the + symbol and the
You may search for listings matching an exact phrase by putting the phrase
inside quotation marks. For example:
- Typing "Sony
webcam support" only displays listings containing those words in that
Wildcard characters can also be used in phrase searches.
- Typing "Sony
web* support" displays listings such as "Sony webcam2000
support" or "Sony webcams support."
The catalog you are viewing may support advanced search capabilities.
Information on advanced search features is provided by the catalog owner.
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