Earlier in the week James Tucker asked if the CNNTS Critical Apparatus can be searched according to field so that one can see the differences between two MSS. So I wrote a post on “Searching the CNNTS Critical Apparatus” where it appeared everyone concluded that the answer was “not yet”. Yesterday I received an email where one BW employee who is a programmer for the CNNTS Critical Apparatus sent screen shots showing how it can be done.

First, do a search like this:

Second, do a search like this one:

This will allow you to examine the differences back and forth between texts. As BW continues to make this program better I assume this will be one of the future tweaks made. Thank you to everyone who contributed your knowledge to this discussion!