Use the Advanced Search to find files, channel groups, or channels containing specified
property values. Combine search conditions with logical operators to define complex search
If you want to search for custom properties, optimize them beforehand to make them searchable
In Data Navigation, select the DataFinder or the
Federation instance you want to search with and click .
To search in the search areas of a
DataFinder or Federation instance, the instance requires web access. An
authorized user can enable web access by selecting Data Indexing.
Click the toggle button to enable the Advanced
Add to create a search condition.
|Find parts of search terms with wildcards
||Enter wildcards (* and
?) at the end of a search term, for example,
exa*. The advanced search uses wildcards only when searching for text properties.
|Combine several search conditions
||In the Value cell, you combine the search
conditions with AND or
OR. If you repeatedly click the
... button and add further
values, Data Navigator combines the values with
|Find a search term containing the text
||In the search term, replace the text OR or
|Find case-sensitive search terms
||Not possible because the advanced search is not case-sensitive.
Select the Level at which you want to search for the
value of a property (root, group, or channel).
Select the Property that holds the value you want to
Enter the Value you are searching for.
Click ... to open the list of available values
from the property on which you want to search. Double-click a value to
Click OK to add the search condition.
Add further search conditions.
Data Navigation enters the logical
operators according to the search conditions in the search input area. The
names C1, C2,
C3, ... refer to the
individual search conditions. You can combine several search conditions with
AND or OR. Use parentheses
to specify the order of the evaluation.
The latest search results will replace those from the previous
Save your search query to reuse it.
Click Save and specify a
You cannot enter
the name of an existing query to replace it. To edit a query, click
Load and select
Settings from the
Click OK to make this query available to users
in the specified workspace.