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    What do the *, | , and ^ indicate in Voyager search codes?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 8.2.2

    Question

    What do the *, | and ^ ( '*', '%7C', and '%5E' respectively in URL's) indicate in Voyager search codes?

    Answer

    * Voyager uses the characters *, |, and ^ to indicate the type of search that is being performed and appear after the name of the index to be searched. (e.g. GKEY|*)
    * An '*' after the index indicates that the search should be ranked using relevance scores.
    * A '|' indicates that keywords should be searched together using an OR operator.
    * A '^' indicates that keywords should be searched together using tn AND operator.
    * Omitting either '|' or '^' from the search code will result in a phrase search.

    Category: Voyager


    • Article last edited: 2/24/2014