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#1 trucarin

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Posted 20 April 2017 - 08:54 AM

This seems like an elementary question to me, but I am just not able to find the answer searching E-sword help and forums. The question, however, involves searching, so maybe I'm just doing it all wrong. I want to find specific journal entries, but cannot search by date because I don't know the dates. Is there any way to see all journal entries in a file and then search for keywords, or something like that?

 

When  click on the "locate" button, the dropdown has words I am looking for, but when I hit search in that window, it tells me none found. Since I was not sure what I was doing when they were saved, If they were, I checked in study and topic notes as well. None found anywhere for those words.


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Posted 20 April 2017 - 05:50 PM



This seems like an elementary question to me, but I am just not able to find the answer searching E-sword help and forums. The question, however, involves searching, so maybe I'm just doing it all wrong. I want to find specific journal entries, but cannot search by date because I don't know the dates. Is there any way to see all journal entries in a file and then search for keywords, or something like that?

 

When  click on the "locate" button, the dropdown has words I am looking for, but when I hit search in that window, it tells me none found. Since I was not sure what I was doing when they were saved, If they were, I checked in study and topic notes as well. None found anywhere for those words.

The reason you aren't able to search the Journal Note by date is because its (the date) is not part of the text. The Locate search (and the Find and Replace search) only deals with the text (otherwise known as the journal entry). That said, to actually find a particular date of an entry, simply enter in the date in the text area. See attached screenshot to see what I mean.

 

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