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Search Results

The Search Results dialog box appears as follows:
  • When you search the vault for documents that are also in the local view (described below).
  • When you search the vault view and generate a report (Advanced Search or simplified search).

To search the vault for documents that appear in the local view:

  1. In the local view, right-click a document and select Find in Vault.
    The Search Results dialog box displays columns of information such as document name, number, description, revision, owner, and so on. You can customize the columns by dragging the headers, hiding the columns, and so on.
  2. Select a document in the list to highlight it in the vault view.

Report

The results of the search are listed in a table with columns for Document, Number, Description, Revision, Owner, Project, Status, Configurations, and Parent. An icon next to the document name indicates the type of document. Select a document in the table to highlight it in the vault view.

To edit column data:

  1. Select a cell or a group of cells within a column, or click a column header to select a whole column.
    Some columns are read-only and cannot be edited.
  2. In the column control box above the table, type text, then click Apply.
    For a single cell, you can also edit the cell in place rather than in the column control box.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 as needed, then click Save Changes.

Output to File

Output to file

Click Output to file to output the information to file.

Refine Search

Returns to the Advanced Search or Search for Document dialog box to search the results with refined criteria. Adjust the criteria, then click Refine Search, which returns you to the Search Results dialog box.



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