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dmiller
03-30-2005, 12:12 PM
Is there an easy way to search for verbs in a particular tense regardless of voice or mood in the power user mode?

It seems I am required to select a mood before I can choose the tense in BNM.

Thanks,

dmiller

Joe Fleener
03-30-2005, 12:22 PM
There is, but you have to "trick" the command line.

For example if you want to find all the present tense verbs do the following:

1. *@v

2. After typing the 'v' hit your Esc key. This will cause the Command Line Morphology Help Menu to go away.

3. Now type a '?'

4. You Command Line Morphology Help Menu should return and you can then type 'p'

5. You can continue with more codes or just type '*' at this point.

In the end you should have something like the following on the Command Line:

.*@v?p*

dmiller
03-31-2005, 05:54 PM
Thanks Joe.