Global Search

This Help File Page was last Modified on 05/15/2017

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Global Search

This Help File Page was last Modified on 05/15/2017

The Global Search dialog within which an authorized User may view the contents of any Table within the MKMSDefault.db database file

It may be accessed in two ways:

1.Press Ctrl+F2  

2.From the Quick Access Menu, Select Search Ctrl+F2

 

In either case the Global Search dialog will be displayed.

 

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Global Search dialog accessed with Ctrl+F2

 

 

Using the Global Search dialog:

Select Table To Search - Using the Drop-Down Selection List provided, Choose the database table, the contents of which you want to View.

 

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Global Search dialog - Select Table To Search field - with data

 

Search Icon - Often there are too many records to easily locate the required record.

 

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Ribbon Menu - Search Icon

 

Use the Search Icon on the Ribbon Menu at the top of the Search dialog to open the Locate Field Value dialog.

 

Locate Field Value dialog

 

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Locate Field Value dialog

 

Field Value -  Enter the Value (e.g., Numbers, Letters) that best represents the record you want to locate.

Search Type - If the search uses Letters, Check this box if the Field Value (entered above) search should be Case Sensitive.

Match Rules: Click the button that best defines the type of Search you want to perform.

Exact Match

Partial Match at Beginning

Partial Match Anywhere

Fields - Using the Drop-Down Selection List provided, Choose the Field Name on which this Search is to be performed.

 

Perform Search:

 

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Locate Field Value with entries

 

First - Click the First button to execute the Search

Next - Click the Search Icon again and Click the Next button to continue with this Search

Cancel - Click the Search Icon again and Click the Cancel button to end the Search.

 

When no more records match the current Search criteria, an Information message will be displayed.

 

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No more matches found

 

Click OK.

Click the Search Icon to start another Search, or if finished, Click the Close box HelpFilesCloseBoxon the top of the Global Search dialog.