When you start your first search from the start page, you get an image similar to this:
Please keep in mind:
The results you get do not represent the numbers of SMS in which a certain token can be found but rather the number of tokens found. It is thus well possible that one SMS appears twice or more time, meaning that the token was found more than once in the specific SMS. Each token is highlighted as it is being counted.
The different parts can be interpreted as follows:
Total sms found (1)In the top lilac part you see the total of tokens found for your search. For a simple search, only the total is given, for a search that derives from a selection of personal data you will also see the regular expressions you searched for or information about the sub-set you are presented with. In either case you see the sub-corpus you searched in. sms_extended_all as seen in the example above, means you searched in the whole corpus, while sms_extended_all_known means that you searched only in SMS for which demographic information is available.
Navigation keys (2a)ust below, you can navigate through your selection. Before, you selected in the options how many SMS should be presented on one page. Now you can navigate through them with the following keys:
Navigation informatin (2b)The navigation information just to the right of the navigation keys informs you about your momentarily position within your search. You can get informed that you see e.g. solutions 1-20 of the total solutions as they are mentioned above. You also see the page that is active versus the number of pages total.
View typesYou can view your selection of SMS in two ways. You can change them by pressing the botton KWIC View. The views are the following: The default is what you see above, called Sentence view. It represents the whole text of each SMS in your selection, starting from the beginning and ending at the end. The token you are looking for is represented in bold (Unless you searched for all SMS in which case no bold highlighting is used, because otherwise the whole SMS would be highlighted.). The KWIC (Keyword in context) view, on the other hand, puts your search token in the center, literally. In this view you get all your searched tokens one beneath the other, with parts of the surrounding text to the left and right of the searched token. This is an example of a KWIC view:
Main windows (4)In the main window, your search results are shown. You get the following information:
Information about you (5)The Information Processed for [person] at [location] is needed by the technical support in case of problems.
Further information (6)In the top right, you can further process your results. You have the following options:
LanguagesIn this column you see the three types of language taggings that are applied to the SMS, separated by semicolons. The first value (M) designates the main language, the second one (B) borrowings and the third one (N) nonce-borrowings. The semicolons are always present, thus if you have the value "deu;;eng", this specific SMS has Standard German as a main language, contains no borrowings (because the field in between the first and the second semicolon is empty) but at least one English nonce-borrowing (because of the "eng" behind the second semicolon). In the RegEx List you can see how often your search term can be found in which language.
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