Advanced search options

Searching for objects in Author

Advanced Search options enable you to refine your search using multiple criteria.

Add options to the drop-down lists using the ellipsis button [...]. Any other searches you use during the same search sessions use the same selected options unless you click the Reset button.

Option

Action

Description

Searches the library for objects with a description matching the search criteria (use wildcards if you do not know the exact wording used in the object's description, for example, *acme*).

Folders

Searches for objects in the selected folders. Click [...] to select multiple folders, or select a folder from the folder pane to search an individual folder.

In Book

Searches for objects in the selected books. Click [...] to select multiple books, or select an individual book from the drop-down list. You can choose if you want to include searching in sub-books, and if you want to include related object templates in the search results.

In State

Searches for objects in the selected release state. Click [...] to select multiple release states, or select an individual release state from the drop-down list.

Variant

Searches for objects based on a specific variant criteria value. Click [...] to select the variant value assigned to an object.

Localization

Searches for objects in a specific locale. Click [...] to select one or multiple locales. The source locale is listed on top. When you select one of target locales, the results show all locale variants for that locale, and, if an object does not have a variant for that locale: the primary object is listed (fallback). If you do not want to use this fallback, use Variant to list only the specifice locale variant objects.

Object Code

Searches for objects with the specified object code.

Based On

Searches for objects based on the selected template. Click [...] to select multiple templates, or select an individual template from the drop-down list.

Created

Searches for objects created by the selected user. Click [...] to select multiple users, or select an individual user from the drop-down list.

Modified

Searches for objects modified by the selected user. Click [...] to select multiple users, or select an individual user from the drop-down list.

All Modified Items

Includes all items in the library.

Modified Between

Filters the search to include objects created or modified between the selected dates.

Modified in Previous

Filters the search to include objects created or modified in the selected number of days or months.

Reset button

Clears the search criteria.