How to Search Using the AND Modifier

By John Bald

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*All searches will look for matches in both the title and the content of the file and are not case sensitive

Step 1: The AND Modifier

The AND modifier is used to narrow down search results by having to satisfy 2 or more search conditions.

The modifier must be typed in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS 


Step 2: Using the AND Modifier

To search using the AND modifier use the following syntax below

AND search syntax

You can use more than one AND condition in a search query

e.g. parameter AND parameter AND parameter AND parameter....etc.

Just note that the search will only return results that satisfy all of the conditions

Step 3:The Search Results

Here is an example of a search result using two phrase parameters, a custom index field value, and the AND modifier:

"karen long" AND "Net 60 Days" AND

AND search results

As you can see, the search results returned only one document because it satisfies all of the search conditions. It contains the phrase "karen long" AND the phrase "Net 60 Days" AND has a finance classification value of invoice.


Next Steps: 

Learn more about searching with Shinydocs Discovery Search, a web application that can be made available to all users within your organization

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