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Creating a Search Result Column Set

Create a search result column set to customize how search cards list files and folders. You can assign a specific search result column set to each search card.

To create a search result column set:

  1. Log in to the Administration tool as a user with permission to update columns.
  2. Right-click Columns and select New Column Set.
  3. In the Customizable Columns dialog box, type the Column set name.
  4. From Type, select Search Result.
  5. Under Columns, click New Column.
  6. Under Selected column:
    1. From Variable, select the data card or system variable whose value should be displayed in the column.
      The variable name you select appears in the Name field.
    2. If you want a different name to appear to users, modify Name.
    3. Specify the Alignment of the column value and the Default width of the column.
      You can modify the default width by moving the column dividers in the Preview.

    For example, you can add the Version Number column by selecting <Version Number> from the Variable list.

  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to add more columns.
  8. Click OK.

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