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Quick Tip: Searching for Special Characters in Cadence Help

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[Team Specman welcomes back the Technical Publications Team to guest blog]

A logical follow-on to a prior tip on searching for single character words is this quick tip on how to search for special characters.  Specifically, the Search function in Cadence Help will not automatically succeed on search terms that contain any of these special characters:

+, -, &&, ||, !, (, ), {, }, [, ], ^, ", *, ?, :, and \.

To search on these characters, either escape them with a backslash character ("\"), or enclose the search string in double quotes.

For example, to search on the irun -checkargs command line option, you could enter either of the following in the search box:

\-checkargs

"-checkargs"

Happy searching!

The Tech Pubs Team

 

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