The search routine looks through the titles of the 27,000
pages of the GPnotebook database to find matches for your
You can type up to 30 characters into the search box and
the server will look for the first three words. A word is
defined as a group of characters separated by a space. Any
apostrophes will be deleted.
Initially GPnotebook looks for page titles which contain
the whole search keywords. The hits are sorted according to
how many of the search items are present in the title, for
example if a page title contains three of the search items
then it is placed above a page with a title containing only
two of the search items. Pages are also sorted according to
how "hot" the pages is. A blue bar is used to indicate
how hot a hit is - the longer the bar the more important the
If the server cannot find any matches for the whole search
keywords it then takes the first search item and asks do any
of the pages titles containing those characters. For example
if you type "asth" then it will find pages including
"asthma" and "myasthenia gravis".
Good luck and enjoy reading the GPnotebook database.