Search Manager Window

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The search manager window shows a list of all defined searches (see: Define Searches).  It also provides an easy method of executing or editing any of the searches.  This is particularly useful if you need to do a series of searches involving different search types.

 

 

seachrmanager button

 

To open the search manager, select the "Open Search Manager" button from the main toolbar. "New Search Manager" from the Window menu. Only one search manager  can be open. If it is already open it will be focussed and placed in front of any other windows. The Search manager can be docked anywhere if desired however, since it always displays a list of already defined searches, it can be closed and opened as needed without losing any data.

 

searchman

 

Use the mouse to see details without

having to edit the search

searchman detail

 

Search - Each entry in the list includes a Search button in the left column. Left-click or Right-click on the Search button to perform that search as described in the 'Searching' section.

 

Edit Search - Each entry in the list includes an Edit button in the second column. Click on the Edit button to edit the parameters of  a defined search.

 

Set as the Active Search - Click on the search name itself or use either of its buttons in the search manager and the search will automatically become the Active (or Global) search. Any search button in the program will perform the Active search.

 

New - Click the New button to select a signal and create a new search.

 

Copy - When the copy button is clicked, a new search is created identical to the current search. The new search is added to the Search Manager, renamed by adding a sequential number to the search name, automatically selected as the Global Search and is opened for editing. This is a very convenient feature if you want to add another search with similar criteria while retaining the original search or you need similar criteria for more than one signal.

 

Delete - Deletes the selected search.