Quick Start Guide



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The best way to get started with Digger is to do these three simple steps (we'll explain each one below):



Step 1: Enter a discovery search

"Discovery searches" are different from "navigational searches". A discovery search means a search that is a general description of a topic or idea, rather than simply looking for one specific website. Hotel with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge is a discovery search, but "San Francisco Hyatt home page" is a navigation search. Digger shows its merits the most clearly on discovery searches.

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Step 2: Click "Refine Keywords"

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Then click on the drop down menu to select alternative senses to your words, if necessary. This means, if you typed kids pool and meant billiards instead of a swimming pool, you can tweak that.

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Step 3: Optional Refinements

Click edit current sense to change synonyms or context words

Click add a new sense to create a sense of a word that we don't even have yet

This means if you entered a new buzz word or a technical term that Digger doesn't know (or for which Digger just doesn't have the right synonyms), you can make changes to the global Digger dictionary - all users will benefit in the future from you having added (or edited) the word sense.



Ready for more? Click here for more information about searching with Digger.