The Search tab enables you to find all the Objects in a Library that meet certain criteria.
Looks for a specific Object Code. Accepts wildcards (*,?). If multiple versions of an Object exist, returns all of them.
Looks for Objects with this description. Accepts wildcards (*,?). If you are looking for Descriptions including a word (rather than beginning with a word) prefix the Description with a *.
Looks for Objects based on Templates with this description. Accepts wildcards (*,?).
Specify a particular Object Type to search for.
Looks for Topics containing certain text. Accepts wildcards (*.?)
Examines only the Objects in a particular Book TOC. Doesn't examine objects in nested Books.
Looks for Objects in a certain state.
Looks for Objects last modified in a certain date range.
Once the criteria have been set and the Find Now button has been selected, you will be presented with a list of objects that match this criteria.
Sorting the results
The results may be sorted by clicking on the column headings. You can sort on multiple columns by selecting them one after another. For example, selecting the Description and then the Object Type icon would sort them alphabetically within their types.
Printing the report
To save, print, or format the results further, select the rows you are interested in and then select the Copy to clipboard option from the right-click (shortcut) menu. The results can be pasted into a program such as Excel or Word and then saved, formatted, and printed.
Examples of reports
Find every object modified by a particular author since a certain date.
Find all objects that have changed since a book was last generated.
Get a list of chapters for a book.