Why this distinction?

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terrypin
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Why this distinction?

Post by terrypin » Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:03 pm

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ovg
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Re: Why this distinction?

Post by ovg » Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:16 pm

Did you set "Match Whole Word" in search Menu?

terrypin
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Re: Why this distinction?

Post by terrypin » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:23 pm

Thanks. Not sure as I've been experimenting since, and files have also changed. But I'm sure you've identified the cause. I'm confused though. What is a 'whole word'? Does punctuation like a minus sign or full stop signal the end of a word? That appears the only way that IrrigUnit-1.WAV differs from those other results?

vanisk
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Re: Why this distinction?

Post by vanisk » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:15 pm

Does punctuation like a minus sign or full stop signal the end of a word?
Yes, AFAIK Space, Tab, Carriage Return and other punctuation marks (which includes hyphen/minus sign) (i don't have the complete list, I'm expecting that someone will post here) are considered as end of word markers.

ovg
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Re: Why this distinction?

Post by ovg » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:53 pm

AFAIK only letters,digits and underscores are allowed as word symbols, but I may be wrong

void
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Re: Why this distinction?

Post by void » Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:07 am

Everything considers the following characters as part of a word:
a-z
A-Z
0-9
any non-ASCII character.

Anything else is consider a word break.

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