Nested expressions allow you to create complex searches for information. For example, "control AND ((active OR dde) NEAR window)" finds topics containing the word "control" along with the words "active" and "window" close together, or containing "control" along with the words "dde" and "window" close together.

The basic rules for searching help topics using nested expressions are as follows:

See Also
Searching for Words and Phrases | Defining Search Terms