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Excluding content from the Similarity Report

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Content exclusions can include removing any matches to the bibliography or any places within a document where the author has used quotes.

 

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Changing your settings will only change the setting for future uploads. If required, previously uploaded documents will need to be individually adjusted. 

 

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Select Settings from the sidebar.

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Using the checkboxes, select the content types you would like to exclude from all future documents:
  Bibliography

Originality Check looks for header phrases associated with terminology relating to a bibliography and excludes any material following it from the Similarity Report. Originality Check then looks for a terminating header to resume the similarity check. A full list of beginning and terminating phrases can be found here.

 

  Quotes

Originality Check looks for all content between quotation marks and excludes this text from the report. A list of supported quotation mark types can be found here.

 

  Small Matches - # Words Originality Check will remove all matches that are less than or equal to the length of the number of words supplied.

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If everything looks good, select the Save button to apply your changes. 

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Made a mistake? Press the Reset button to start again.

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