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slimslim
2007-07-18, 04:37
How can Search and/or LazySearch on a SqueezeBox be used, to find vowel mutations or other special signs? Wildcards would probably be an opportunity, but what are the "dummies" and how can they be entered by remote control?

Any hint is welcome :-)

Marco

mherger
2007-07-18, 04:52
> How can Search and/or LazySearch on a SqueezeBox be used, to find vowel
> mutations or other special signs?

For western accented characters like german umlauts or french accents,
just use the "base vowel". Eg. "Bjork" should also find "Björk".

I'm not sure how LazySearch is handling this, though.

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hickinbottoms
2007-07-18, 05:24
Lazy Search should do the same thing - they're mapped to "unaccented"
versions for the purposes of searching. "Bjork" was always my test
example too, so I would hope at least that one worked!

Stuart

Michael Herger wrote:
>> How can Search and/or LazySearch on a SqueezeBox be used, to find vowel
>> mutations or other special signs?
>>
>
> For western accented characters like german umlauts or french accents,
> just use the "base vowel". Eg. "Bjork" should also find "Björk".
>
> I'm not sure how LazySearch is handling this, though.
>
>

slimslim
2007-07-18, 07:14
Thank you both, Michael and Stuart, for your replays. Half the question is answered :-) But what's about other characters like ":", "-" etc.; is therefore any (wildcard-)possibility?

Marco

mherger
2007-07-18, 08:27
> But what's about other characters like ":", "-" etc.;
> is therefore any (wildcard-)possibility?

Less is more? Just type a substring up to the special character and start
the search...

Michael

hickinbottoms
2007-07-18, 08:46
For Lazy Search they're ignored so to search for the title:

Don't Go Changing

Search for:

DONT

ie just forget about the punctuation.

Uncomfortable as such grammatical horrors are to my inner-pedant (even
while searching!), it's easier than trying to implement anything
sensible I think.

Stuart

slimslim wrote:
> Thank you both, Michael and Stuart, for your replays. Half the question
> is answered :-) But what's about other characters like ":", "-" etc.;
> is therefore any (wildcard-)possibility?
>
> Marco
>
>
>

slimslim
2007-07-18, 22:48
Everything clear now :-)

Thank you again,
Marco