Help: Search Conversations

You can use the Search Conversations page to restrict your search to Schiller's conversations.

From the Search Conversations page you can use the Upper Toolbar to open a context-sensitive Help page or to clear the Search form. You can also use the Right-Hand Toolbar to start a new search, to switch to a different Search page, to consult general information about Schillers Werke or to access the top-level Table of Contents page. You can access the Search Conversations page by clicking the Conversations icon on the Right-Hand Toolbar. Alternatively, if your last search was a Conversations search, you can click the Refine Search icon on the Upper Toolbar of a page and you will be taken to the Search Conversations page (your original search terms will be preserved in the Search form); or you can start a fresh search by clicking the New Search icon on the Right-Hand Toolbar. The Search Conversations page allows you to search using the following fields:

You can also use Search Options to refine your search further.

Keyword

You can use the Keyword field to search for any word or phrase contained within a document. To enter terms into the search box:

For example:
Keyword: Hoffnung
Keyword: Gottes Wille

When searching in the Keyword field, you can use truncation to retrieve documents containing variations on a term. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.

Participant

You can use the Participant field to search for the participant in a conversation with Schiller. To enter names into the search box:

For example:
Participant: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Note that participants are listed in the browse index under their full names. For example, Charlotte Schiller appears as "Schiller, Louise Antoinette Charlotte, geb. von Lengefeld".

When searching in the Participant field, you can use truncation to retrieve documents containing variations on a term. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.

Location

You can use the Location field to search for the location of a conversation. To enter items into the search box:

For example:
Location: Tübingen

When searching in the Location field, you can use truncation to retrieve documents containing variations on a term. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.

Date of Conversation

Using the Date of Conversation search fields, you can limit a search to conversations held on a particular date or within a range of dates. The default values appearing in the search boxes encompass the whole range of Schiller's conversations.

To enter dates into the Date of Conversation fields:

To restrict your search to a single date, type the same date into the 'From' and 'to' boxes.


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