[sword-devel] Searching for words with punctuation marks?

David Haslam dfhdfh at protonmail.com
Fri Apr 24 09:52:27 MST 2020

Does SWORD support searching for words that contain punctuation marks?

e.g. The typographical apostrophe used for possessives in the KJV, etc. (as in Noah’s)
e.g. The en dash used as a word joiner in the KJV (as in Beth–el)

Currently, in (e.g.) PocketSword, I have to do an exact phrase search for "Noah s" or "Beth el".
i.e. Where the punctuation mark is replaced by a space.

For less technical users, this may be counter-intuitive.

Has anything related to this question been documented?

Best regards,


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