You can precisely define your search by providing a connection between the search expressions in your query. To do so, use the AND, OR, NEAR, and NOT operators, as described in the following table. If no operator is specified, AND is used.
|Both terms in the same topic||software AND metering||Topics containing both the words "software" and "metering."|
|Either term in the topic||software OR metering||Topics containing either the word "software" or "metering."|
|Both terms in the same topic close together||
software NEAR metering
Topics that contain the word "software" within eight words of the word "metering."
|The first term without the second term||
software NOT metering
Topics containing the word "software" but not the word "metering."
Note The |, &, and ! characters are not permitted. You must use OR, AND, and NOT.
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