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What Are Excerpts?

An excerpts is made of one or more text extracts from the document. The extracts generally include occurrences of the searched terms. The purpose of the excerpt is to provide an overview of the document content and, therefore, help you identify if the document contains the information you are looking for.

An excerpt featuring highlighted searched terms

Tip: In search interfaces featuring the Preferences link, you can configure the excerpt to include one to four lines of text (see Modifying Search Interface Preferences).