What is Search Focus?

What is Search Focus?

How do I use it?

Focus allows you to fine tune your search by narrowing down the sources, for more targeted and relevant results. To use the search focus feature, hit Focus when starting a new Thread and from the drop down menu, select the desired option to focus your search on a specific source. All follow-up questions in this Thread will focus the search on your chosen domain.

What is writing mode for?

Writing mode enables you to have a conversation and perform tasks with the help of AI assistant without accessing the internet. This is particularly useful for generating and processing text and code.

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Available Options in Search Focus

Understanding the options in Search Focus can enhance your user experience on Perplexity

All
A comprehensive search across the entirety of the internet.

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Academic
A specialized search within scholarly articles and academic publications.

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Wolfram Alpha
A focus on computational data and mathematical calculations.

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YouTube
Allows for targeted searches within YouTube, offering timestamps and the option to watch videos in-platform.

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Reddit
Focuses on community discussions and opinions, providing a streamlined experience that filters out irrelevant content.

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