Report:Knovel/Search Syntax/Allowed Operators/Truncation or Wildcard Operators
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Truncation or Wildcard Operators
The only truncation operator allowed is an asterisk (*) used as right truncation only. Asterisks are not allowed to be used inside of double quotes. Truncation wildcards, sometimes used in other systems, such as ? or %, are NOT allowed.
Example string: carb*
Knovel does not recommend using truncation with only one or two characters as this results in too many hits.
Knovel also includes a Search Tips tab alongside the Search and Browse tabs. These tips focus mainly on the different allowed operators and provide a quick and easy way to review searching techniques.