[sword-devel] Comming soon: new improved sword searching

Joel Mawhorter sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 9 Sep 2002 17:08:36 -0500 (CDT)

On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Nikolay Igotti wrote:

> On Sun, 8 Sep 2002, Joel Mawhorter wrote:
> > Verses are arbitrary and man made but they are a useful tool and they are the 
> > mechanism that everybody who uses the Bible is used to so I would rather 
> > stick with this. One of the features I mentioned in my first email is a 
> > proximity and operator. This would allow searching within a certain, user 
> > specified, number of verses. Here is the example I gave:
> > 
> > "For example, ("lamb of God", Jesus, "take away", sins @3) will find all 
> > combinations of verses within 3 of each other that have all the search terms 
>  Could you suggest similar pattern to find all verses containing some set 
> of words but not another one, like
>  +God +created -man -woman
> in google-like style.
>   Nikolay.

If you mean within one veres then it would be this:

God & created & !man & !woman