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How to use

This document explains how to use the in–site search.

Basic Method of Use

You can search in the website of Mizuho Financial Group and the following 5 companies (*) of Mizuho Financial Group.
Enter any keyword related to the page you want to search and click the "Search" button. When you search by entering multiple keywords with a space to separate them, Pages containing all of the words are searched.

  • *Differences between single–byte and double–byte, and upper case and lower case of Alpha–Numeric Kana in entered keywords are not recognized for search purposes.
  • *Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank, Mizuho Trust & Banking, Mizuho Securities, Mizuho Information & Research Institute

Suggest Function

When entering a keyword, keyword candidates that appear frequently in the site are shown.

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Explanation of the Search Result Screen

Refine Search

By selecting the category, you can narrow the search results.

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Did you mean? Function

Similar words of search keywords will be displayed.

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Specification of Number Displayed

You can choose 10, 20, 30 as the number of search results displayed.

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Specification of Display Order

You can choose the order "Sort by Relevance" or "Sort by Date."

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Image Display

Screenshots of pages are displayed. Also, when you place the mouse over the image of a search result or related content, the image is enlarged.

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Recommended Links

Search keyword links that is associated with search keyword are displayed.

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Additional Search Criteria

When you click "Additional search criteria" on the search result screen, you can use more advanced search functions.

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Specification of Search Conditions

You can specify search conditions.

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"with all of the words"(AND search)

When you perform a search by entering multiple keywords separated by spaces, pages containing all of the words are added to the results list.

"at least one of the words" (OR search)

When you perform a search by entering multiple keywords separated by spaces, pages containing any one of the words are added to the results list.

"without the words" (NOT search)

When you perform a search by entering multiple keywords separated by spaces, pages containing the keywords you entered are excluded from the results list.
Specification of Number Displayed

Specification of Number Displayed

You can choose 10, 20, 30 as the number of search results displayed.

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Specification of Search File Format

You can choose a file format to search for from "any format," "PDF (.pdf)."

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Specification of Search Range

You can choose the search range "anywhere in the page," "in the title of the page," or "in the URL of the page."

Specification of Search Range

Specification of Search Result Display Order

You can choose the order in which search results are displayed "Sort by Relevance" or "Sort by Date."

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