Search Fields

 

The search fields’ area could be shown or hidden from the GRID by pressing <Ctrl> + F .as well as by right mouse clicking on the grid and checking Search from the context menu.

A search inquiry line consists of the following cells:

Field – a field from the entry description – Title, Type, Genre, etc.

Operator:

[is] – means that the search result should be exactly the same as the keyword;
[isn’t] – the search result should not be the same as the keyword;
[contains] – the result should contain the keyword;
[does not contain] – the result should not contain the keyword;
[begins with] – the result should begin with the keyword;
[ends with] – the result should end with the keyword;
[before] – the result should be before the keyword (when the keyword is a date);
[after] – the result should be after the keyword (when the keyword is a date).
 

Value – this is a keyword for searching. If the keyword is a date, it must be in: yyyy.mm.dd format.

Operand – defines Boolean operands (OR/AND) between the search lines to refine or limit your search.

The following buttons are situated above the search fields:

Add  button adds a new search inquiry line.

Remove  button removes the selected line from the inquiry.

Search button starts the search.

Clear button clears the search inquiry.

Global search – If checked, the search proceeds in the entire database. If it is not checked, the search proceeds only in the previous search result.

NOTE: The Search procedure is not case-sensitive.

NOTE: After performing a search, the grid will display only the records that match this inquiry. If you want to see all records, clear the search inquiry and click [All] in the Tree View.