Help: Search Diaries

You can use the Search Diaries page to restrict your search to Kafka's diaries.

From the Search Diaries page you can use the Upper Toolbar to open a context-sensitive Help page or to clear the Search form. You can also use the Right-Hand Toolbar to start a new search, to switch to a different Search page, to consult general information about Kafkas Werke or to access the top-level Table of Contents page. You can access the Search Diaries page by clicking the Diaries icon on the Right-Hand Toolbar. Alternatively, if your last search was a Diaries search, you can click the Refine Search icon on the Upper Toolbar of a page and you will be taken to the Search Diaries page (your original search terms will be preserved in the Search form); or you can start a fresh search by clicking the New Search icon on the Right-Hand Toolbar. The Search Diaries page allows you to search using the following fields:

You can also use Search Options to refine your search further.

Keyword

You can use the Keyword field to search for any word or phrase contained within a document. To enter terms into the search box:

For example:
Keyword: Ellbogen
Keyword: Cabaret Lucerna

When searching in the Keyword field, you can use truncation to retrieve documents containing variations on a term. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.

Book Number

You can limit a search to a particular book of Kafka's diaries. To enter terms in the Book Number search box:

For example:
Book Number: Tagebücher: Viertes Heft

When searching in the Title field, you can use truncation to retrieve documents containing variations on a term. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.


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