What is the maximum number of characters that can be entered in the Search Builder free-text box?

Free-text searches can have a maximum of 2,048 characters. This includes Dow Jones Indexing codes, key terms and spacing, entered into the Search Builder search box.

Important Note:

You can add additional terms to a search from either the indexing area of the Search Builder screen or the Alerts creation screen, adding Sources and Dow Jones Indexing. As a guideline, we suggest using amaximum of 300 terms in this area to accommodate search requirements. Terms used can include any combination of the following: Dow Jones Indexing (Company, Subject, Industry, Region) or individual sources or groups of sources, and language selections.