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How can I start a fuzzy search to find entries in all texts of an area?

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Fabian Lim Community Leader Dec 22, 2021

Hi @Sonja Schelbach

Search using wildcards

Wildcards replace one or more characters in your search. They can help expand your search. For example, the search below would find https://www.atlassian.com or http://www.atlassian.jp

http*.atlassian.*

Confluence doesn't support leading wildcards. This means searching for *heese will not return cheese. 

Wildcard Description Example

Multiple characters

Use an asterisk (*) at the end of your word to replace multiple characters.

print* finds content containing 'printer', 'printing', 'prints' and so on.

Multiple wildcards

Use asterisks (*) to add more than one multiple-character wildcard

r*c* finds content containing 'react', 'recovery', 'refactor' and so on.

Single character

Use a question mark (?) to replace a single character in your search.

b?tter finds content containing 'butter', 'bitter', 'better', 'batter' and so on.

All the details are here: https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/confluence-search-syntax-158720.html#:~:text=Use%20a%20tilde%20(~)%20followed,of%20words%20of%20each%20other.&text=The%20following%20search%20won't,use%20the%20matched%20phrase%20search.

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