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Within each {{Blog}} there is a Search box in which you can enter a search terms to find {{Posts}} and comments that match your search terms. The search is not case sensitive.  
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Within each {{Blog}} there is a Search box in which you can enter a search terms to find {{Posts}} and comments that match your search terms. You can also choose to search all {{Blog}}s you have access to from the '''Dashboard''', '''All Blogs''', and search pages. The search is not case sensitive.  
  
 
The search has the following limitations:
 
The search has the following limitations:
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# Enter your search terms in the Search box above the navigation menu on the right of the {{Blog}}
 
# Enter your search terms in the Search box above the navigation menu on the right of the {{Blog}}
 
# Press Enter to search the {{Blog}}. The matching results from the {{Blog}} are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the {{Post}} or comment.
 
# Press Enter to search the {{Blog}}. The matching results from the {{Blog}} are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the {{Post}} or comment.
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# (Optional) Choose an option from the '''in''' list in the search results to search in a different {{Blog}} or all {{Blog}}s for your search terms.
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# (Optional) Enter a new keyword or phrase and click '''Search''' to start a new search.
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==Searching all {{Blog}}s in the {{LabTrove Instance}}==
 
==Searching all {{Blog}}s in the {{LabTrove Instance}}==
When you perform a search in a {{Blog}} the default behaviour is to search within the current {{Blog}}. When your search results are displayed you have the option to search all {{Blog}}s in the {{LabTrove Instance}}.
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You can choose to search all {{Blog}}s in the {{LabTrove Instance}} from the '''Search all''' box on the '''Dashboard''' and '''All Blogs''' pages.  
 
To search all {{Blog}}s:
 
To search all {{Blog}}s:
# Enter your search terms in the Search box above the navigation menu on the right of a {{Blog}}
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# On the '''Dashboard''' page or '''All Blogs''' page, enter your search terms in the '''Search All''' box.
# Press Enter to search the selected {{Blog}}. The matching results from the selected {{Blog}} are displayed.
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# Press Enter to search the {{Blog}}s. The matching results from the {{Blog}}s are displayed. The matching results are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the {{Post}} or comment, and the {{Blog}} in which the result appears.
# Select '''Search all '''''instance''''' blogs''', where ''''instance''''' is the name of your {{LabTrove Instance}}
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# Click the links to view the matching {{Posts}}.
# Click '''Go Search''' to run the search across all the other {{Blog}}s in the {{LabTrove Instance}}. The matching results are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the {{Post}} or comment, and the {{Blog}} in which the result appears.
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# (Optional) If you are having problems finding the {{Posts}} you want, try clicking '''Use simple text search''' or configuring an advanced search by clicking '''More Options'''.
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# (Optional) Enter a new keyword or phrase and click '''Search''' to start a new search.
  
 
===What to do next===
 
===What to do next===

Revision as of 13:28, 15 June 2012

Within each Notebook there is a Search box in which you can enter a search terms to find Entries and comments that match your search terms. You can also choose to search all Notebooks you have access to from the Dashboard, All Blogs, and search pages. The search is not case sensitive.

The search has the following limitations:

  • You cannot search for the names of authors
  • If you use multiple search terms, results are only shown when the search terms are next to each other in the Entry or comment.
  • You cannot search for quotes using double quotes ("").
  • You can use the wildcard % to find multiple terms in the same Entry, but they must be located in the correct order within the Entry. For example, if your Entry contains the following text:
My Analysis Template
Lab Note Book Or Experiment Code

You could find this Entry using the search terms Template%Experiment but not the search terms Experiment%Template

Searching a Notebook

To search a Notebook:

  1. View the Notebook that you want to search
  2. Enter your search terms in the Search box above the navigation menu on the right of the Notebook
  3. Press Enter to search the Notebook. The matching results from the Notebook are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the Entry or comment.
  4. (Optional) Choose an option from the in list in the search results to search in a different Notebook or all Notebooks for your search terms.
  5. (Optional) Enter a new keyword or phrase and click Search to start a new search.


Searching all Notebooks in the Trove

You can choose to search all Notebooks in the Trove from the Search all box on the Dashboard and All Blogs pages. To search all Notebooks:

  1. On the Dashboard page or All Blogs page, enter your search terms in the Search All box.
  2. Press Enter to search the Notebooks. The matching results from the Notebooks are displayed. The matching results are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the Entry or comment, and the Notebook in which the result appears.
  3. Click the links to view the matching Entries.
  4. (Optional) If you are having problems finding the Entries you want, try clicking Use simple text search or configuring an advanced search by clicking More Options.
  5. (Optional) Enter a new keyword or phrase and click Search to start a new search.

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