Find elements

Contents

Basic search

  • Find text - the text you want to search the collection for
    • Match whole word only - check this box if you want the search to show matches that are complete words, and not part of another word or phrase
    • Match case - check this box if you want the search to show matches that use the same combination of capital and lowercase letters that you typed into the Find text text box
  • Find - search the collection and open the elements that match specific search criteria in a browser
  • Cancel - close the dialog box
  • Details >> - expand the dialog box with advanced search options

Advanced search

SuperMemo: SuperMemo 15 provides full Unicode support making it easy for you to work with non-Latin alphabets

AND-OR-NOT search

  • Phrases that must be included: AND-Search (Must-Find) - the words and/or phrases, all of which must be included in all matching elements. Separate words and phrases by typing each in a new line (press Enter to move to the next line in the box)
  • Search for all these phrases: OR-Search (May-Find): - the words and/or phrases, at least one of which will be included in matching elements. Separate words and phrases by typing each in a new line (press Enter to move to the next line in the box)
  • Phrases that must be excluded: NOT-Search (MustNot-Find): - the words and/or phrases that will exclude the elements which contain them from the search result. Separate words and phrases by typing each in a new line (press Enter to move to the next line in the box)
  • Google - use Google to search for more pages that match the search criteria (e.g. to import more reading material into SuperMemo)

Search definitions

  • Recent searches list box (Ctrl+S) - a list of previously saved search definitions. When you select a named search definition, its criteria will be fed into their corresponding fields of the Find elements dialog box saving you time on recreating the original definition
  • Restore last search definition (Ctrl+R) - restore the most recently used search
  • Delete - delete the currently selected search definition
  • Save - save the current search criteria as a search definition for later use

Find elements context menu

  • Restore last (Ctrl+R) - restore the most recently used search
  • Choose definition (Ctrl+S) - open a list of previously saved search definitions. When you select a named search definition, its criteria will be fed into their corresponding fields of the Find elements dialog box saving you time on recreating the original definition
  • Edit find text (Alt+X) - quickly move focus to the Find text text box
  • Edit AND text (Alt+A) - quickly move focus to the AND-Search text field
  • Edit OR text (Alt+O) - quickly move focus to the OR-Search text field
  • Edit NOT text (Alt+N) - quickly move focus to the NOT-Search text field
  • Close (Esc) - close the Find elements dialog box