Use 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 in Data
Indexing. To enable web access, select the instance, click , and check Allow access to DataFinder through web
Click the toggle button to enable the Advanced
Click Add search condition 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
|Combine several search conditions
||In the Value field,
combine the search conditions with
AND or OR.
If you repeatedly click ... and add
further values, Data Navigator combines the values with
|Find a search term containing the text
OR or AND
||In the search term, replace the text
OR or AND
with /OR or
Advanced Search is
Select the Level at which you want to search for the
value of a property.
Select the Property with the value you want to search
Select an Operator.
Enter the Value you are searching for. Click
... to open the list of available values for the
property you want to search. Double-click a value to insert.
Click OK to add the search condition.
Add additional 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 choose a
You cannot enter
the name of an existing query to replace it. To edit a query, click
Load and select
Settings from the
More Options menu.
Click OK to make this search query available to
users in the specified workspace.
You can now inspect, export, or make your data available
in Data Analysis. Refer to Working with Search Results
for more information.