Search for "exact word" in quotes


i miss a search for an “exact word” or “whole word”. When I enter a term as a search, the results also show hits that contain this term as part of a word. Unfortunately, the use of inverted commas, as known from many other search functions, does not work for this.

Best regards


One additional question: Is there documentation or user instructions for the search functions?

Exact phrase search should work when you add double quotation marks in the search input. Here is an example from this very site:

non-exact phrase search

exact phrase search

In the second screenshot, each of the results contains the exact phrase “search improvements”.

For more advanced search filters you can click on the “options” label above. Note that we are making some changes in the search UI currently, and the “options” button will be replaced by a better mechanism that leads users to the advanced search page.