Embedded Search Commands

Commands for embedded searches appear on the SOLIDWORKS PDM menu bar when a search is active in Windows File Explorer.

Start Search Starts the search based on the search criteria.
Clear Search Clears the search criteria.
Add to Favorites Saves the search criteria and results.
Open search result Opens the search results in an Excel spreadsheet.
Export search result Exports the search results as a comma-separated value (.csv) file.
Close search Closes search view and returns to file view.
Open Search Opens a file-based search form in the upper-right pane.
User menu Lets you view the logged-in user and log out from Windows File Explorer.
Favorite Searches Lets you save search results as a Favorite search or choose an existing Favorite search.
Favorite Searches are not available in SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard vaults.