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Basic Search Process
You can search specific documents or multiple documents at this site. Use your browser's Find function to locate text within individual documents. To search for text in multiple documents, use the Search capability provided at this site as follows:
When you click Search, the search engine scans the data specified and generates a weighted list of the documents that include the words or phrases specified.
The weighting is a score of how close the engine thinks the document will fit your request based on factors that include the following:
The Search Results page also provides hot links to the documents found, listed by title or subject. After the subject is the size of the document.
The search engine can accept a rich set of commands, although in most cases, the examples provided above will suffice. The search engine will also accept boolean commands such as AND and OR. These must be enclosed in angle brackets For example, 2500 <AND> RSRB will look for documents containing both 2500 and RSRB, but not necessarily together in the same phrase. In addition, 2500 <OR> RSRB will look for documents containing either 2500 or RSRB.
The search engine can also interpret stemming. Stemming is defined by using a single quote. This means that you can type a root word such as: config and the search engine will search for words beginning with config, such as configure, configuring and configuration. You can use stemming words in combinations with other words and phrases to narrow your search. For example, by typing the following, you can tell the search engine to find all documents containing configure, configuring, or configuration along with the phrase Cisco 4000: `config', Cisco 4000.
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