Instructions for Accessing and Searching the EGW Writings

 

 

        To search the complete published works of Ellen G. White:

 

1. Click on the Full Text Search button, or select Full Text Search from the drop-down Search Form menu.

 

2. Enter the search term(s). (Examples of syntax for advanced search options are given at the bottom of the Full Text search window.)

 

3. Click the Search button once, or press the Enter key once. Do not press the Enter key twice, or the search button twice, or do both in combination or you will receive an error.

 

4. The Results screen will list all documents (i.e., articles or chapters) containing the requested search term(s). Change the Document Excerpts setting from "short" to "medium" or "long" if you desire more context in the Results window.

 

5. Click on the document you wish to view. Use the Back button of your Internet browser to return to the Results window and select a different document. Or, select the Doc/Results tab to view both simultaneously.

 

6. To enter a new search, select the desired search form from the drop-down Search Form menu at the top of the screen.

 

To Return to the White Estate Homepage , Click Here.

 

Click to access New Interface to Ellen G. White's Writings.

 

        To search only selected portions of the collection:

 

1. Click on the Full Text Search button, or select Full Text Search from the drop-down Search Form menu.

 

2. Enter the search term(s). (Examples of syntax and advanced search features are given at the bottom of the full text search window.)

 

3. Check the "Custom Search" box.

 

4. Check the check boxes of the desired titles in the Table of Contents panel on the left side of the screen. Expand the Table of Contents listing by clicking on the + (plus) symbol in front of the category desired. Click on the + symbol again to further expand the listing to individual book, periodical, or collection titles. Click on the + symbol a third time to expand the listing to chapter or article titles.

 

5. Click the search button, or press the Enter key once.

 

6. The Results screen will list all documents (i.e., articles or chapters) containing the requested search term(s). Change the Document Excerpts setting from "short" to "medium" or "long" if you desire more context in the Results window.

 

7. Click on the document you wish to view. Use the Back button of your Internet browser to return to the Results window and select a different document. Or, select the Doc/Results tab to view both simultaneously.

 

8. To enter a new search, select the desired search form from the drop-down Search Form menu at the top of the screen.

 

To Return to the White Estate Homepage , Click Here.

 

Click to access New Interface to Ellen G. White's Writings.

 

 

        To browse selected books, articles, or collections:

 

Option 1: Use the "Go To: Book & Page" or other "Go To:..." options under Choose Search Form to select the book (pamphlet, periodical, or other collection) title. If you wish to view a specific page or article, enter the page number or article date and click on the Search button or press Enter. If you wish to go to the beginning of the book (pamphlet, periodical, or collection) just leave the page or date boxes empty and click on the Search button or press Enter. After the Results screen appears, click on the records desired.

 

Option 2: Expand the Table of Contents listing by clicking on the + (plus) symbol in front of the category desired. Click on the + symbol again to further expand the listing to individual book, periodical, or collection titles. Click on the + symbol a third time to expand the listing to chapter or article titles. Click on the title desired.

 

 

        To print search results:

 

Option 1: To print the entire document (chapter or article) displayed, select Print All (current view) in your Internet browser's Print menu screen.

 

Option 2: To print only selected text, highlight the text desired and select Print Selection in your Internet browser's Print menu screen.

 

To Return to the White Estate Homepage , Click Here.

 

Click to access New Interface to Ellen G. White's Writings.