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Search Examples

The following table displays the search fields that are available when searching in the Code of Federal Regulations Library.  The syntax is the text you would use when building the search (if you are using something other than the Field Search option).  The example illustrates how the syntax is used in a search query.  Use the links below the table to view examples with screenshots.

Field Name Syntax Example
CFR Edition Date volrefdate volrefdate:1943
CFR Title Number title title:27
Title Description title_title title_title:”The President”
CFR Part Number part part:63
Part Description part_title part_title:”Beauty and Barber Supply Dealers”
Full Text text text:”war department documents”