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Applying Favorite Searches

You can reuse saved searches. The Favorites list contains searches you have saved and searches other vault users have saved and given you permission to see.

Do one of the following:
  • To view a Favorite search from the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Search tool, click Tools > Favorite Searches and select the Favorite search.

    The Search tool opens with the Favorite you selected active.

    To change Favorite searches in the Search tool, expand the Favorites list in the left pane and choose a different Favorite.

  • To view Favorite searches for files and folders using an embedded search, expand the Open Search flyout tool_open_search.gif (Enterprise PDM menu bar) and select the Favorite search.

    The Favorite search you select is opened in the right pane.

    To change Favorite searches, expand the Favorite Searches flyout tool_favorite_searches.gif (Enterprise PDM menu bar) and select the Favorite search to use.

Favorite searches for users and items are available only from the Enterprise PDM Search tool.

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