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AND, OR, NOT (searching)

You can enter AND (default), OR, or NOT between search words and phrases to further define your search. You must use uppercase.

Experienced searchers may find AND, OR, NOT to be useful as shortcuts in a basic search.

In advanced searches of current questions or Service History, drop-down lists are available to select AND, OR, NOT.

In advanced searches of a knowledge base, various entry boxes take the place of AND (All box), OR (At Least One box), NOT (Without box).

Examples

If you enter: You find records that contain:
water air Both the word "water" and the word "air"
water AND air Both the word "water" and the word "air"
water OR air Either the word "water" or the word "air" or both words
water NOT air The word "water" but not the word "air"
air NOT water The word "air" but not the word "water"

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