Search User Interface

You can perform a search with the quick search box in the SOLIDWORKS PDM File Explorer without setting up a search card.

The quick search box is available in the SOLIDWORKS PDM File Explorer as a part of the SOLIDWORKS PDM menu bar.

With the quick search box, you can:

  • Define your search string using sample text.
  • Select a string from a list of the previous five searches when you click in the quick search box.
  • Use AND, OR, and NOT operators in the search string.
  • Click in the quick search box, type, and select any string from the list of previously matching searches.
  • Use the following keys:
    Ctrl + F Selects the search field
    Arrow keys + Enter Selects the search string
    Enter Starts the search
    Esc Closes the search