diff --git a/src/help/SearchHelp.html b/src/help/SearchHelp.html
index 6503489..f9ca60d 100644
@@ -33,8 +33,12 @@ search".
-In a normal search, the program searches your database for all occurences of your
-search string, once you press ENTER. All entries that don't match are hidden, leaving for display the matching entries only (filter mode), or are grayed-out (float mode).
+In a normal search, the program searches your database for all occurences of the words in your
+search string, once you press ENTER. Only entries containing all words will be considered matches.
+To search for sequences of words, enclose the sequences in double quotes. For instance, the query
+progress "marine aquaculture" will match entries containing both the word "progress" and the
+phrase "marine aquaculture". All entries that don't match are hidden, leaving for display the
+matching entries only (filter mode), or are grayed-out (float mode).
To stop displaying the search results, press ESC or click "Clear search".
Field specification, logical operators