[sword-devel] Sword Searching

Chris Little sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 14:19:31 -0700

We could use this as a good excuse to start teaching the commoners about 
regular expressions.  Anyone feel like finding/writing a regex tutorial 
for the FAQ?


On Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at 03:03 AM, Chris Bitmead wrote:

> Call me a "fool" but I think this is too geeky for your typical bible 
> reader. And the ability to search
> for a word is, well, pretty fundamental don't you think?
> Jacob Daniel wrote:
>> I believe that \bfool\b with Regular Expression search should work.
>> On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 05:19:07PM +0200, Martin Gruner wrote:
>>>> I wish you could do plain word searches in Sword. I.e. I wish
>>>> I could search for "fool" without getting all references to "foolish"
>>>> for example.
>>> You can. Search for " fool ", using exact search.
>>> Martin