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Michael Clary | Forum Activity | Posted: Thu, Mar 12 2020 12:07 PM

This seems simple enough, but can't seem to figure it out. I'd like to search all my Logos books for references to "Luke 15:7." When I do an "everything" search, it includes my commentaries, but not all my books. For example, I know there's a reference to this verse in Desiring God by John Piper, but it does not show up in my search results. Can anyone help me figure this out? Thank you! 

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Reid A Ferguson | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Mar 12 2020 12:10 PM

Try searching in "All Resources" instead. It should bring up that reference in every book in your library. 

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NB.Mick | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Mar 12 2020 12:16 PM

I'd search in a Basic search for  <lk 15:7>  in all resources - it will find the references even if part of a section, e.g. when the whole parable is cited

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Fri, Mar 13 2020 10:41 AM

Michael Clary:
I'd like to search all my Logos books for references to "Luke 15:7."

If you search as indicated, with the quote marks, you are looking for text that is an exact match e.g. Luke 15:7, and it will ignore Lk 15:7.

If you search for Luke 15:7 (without quotes) it will be interpreted as a Bible reference and results will include Lk 15:7 and references that include v.7 e.g. Lk 15:3-7.

The more formal <Luke 15:7> (with angle brackets) will produce the same results. But <=Luke 15:7> specifies an exact match for verse 7.

Dave
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