Search by Keyword/Search by Submitter Page

The Search by Keyword and Search by Submitter pages enable you to perform basic searches for primary items in the selected application.

Field Description

Use the Keyword box to search for information in Text fields that are set up for keyword searching by your administrator. Keyword searches typically apply to the Title and Description fields, but may include other fields as well.

For multiple keywords, separate each word with a space. To find an exact phrase, enclose the phrase with quotation marks. To find all items, leave the box empty.

Asterisks (*), percent signs (%), and underscores (_) serve as wildcard characters. A wildcard character matches zero or more consecutive characters.

Match All Select this option to search for a match to all the keywords that you typed. This is also referred to as an "and" search, meaning that if you type in two keywords, items containing both those keywords are returned.
Match Any Select this option to search for a match on any of the keywords that you typed. This is also referred to as an "or" search, meaning that if you type in two keywords, items containing at least one of those keywords is returned.
Submitter The Submitter field contains all users who have privileges to submit items to any project in the system. Use this option to find items submitted by a particular user. Enter the search criteria, such as a user's name, part of a user's name, or an asterisk, and then click the search icon. Any matches populate the drop-down list for you to make a selection.
Project(s) You must select a project or multiple projects that contain the items that you are searching for. You can use the SHIFT and CTRL keys to select multiple projects in the list. The Project(s) list contains a full list of projects to which you have view privileges, or a list of preferred projects. If you are viewing your preferred projects list, the projects are listed alphabetically.
Search in Sub-projects Select this check box to include subprojects of the selected project in the query. If one of your preferred projects is a parent project but its subprojects are not in your preferred projects list, subprojects of the parent are searched if this check box is set.
Show All Projects/Show My Projects If you have specified preferred projects, your preferred project list appears by default. Click Show All Projects to view the full list of projects that you can view. When the full project list is displayed, click Show My Projects to view your preferred projects. Note that the Show My Projects link is disabled if you have not specified preferred projects for the selected application.
Manage My Projects Click this link to open the Application Settings page to the My Projects tab. You can then modify your preferred projects list as needed. When you are finished managing your projects, you are returned to the search page.
Active/Inactive This applies to all primary tables that contain an Active/Inactive field. Select Both to search for active and inactive items; select Active to search for active items; or select Inactive to search for inactive items.

Related Topics

Searching for Items by Keyword or Submitter

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