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About the Model Search
When you are connected to a Windchill server, you can search for Creo objects in the Windchill database.
Search is added to the navigator automatically after you set the primary server in the Server Management dialog box.
To open Search, click . You have the following search options:
Search—Search the PTC Windchill database for Creo models by specifying a keyword or attribute.
You can also conduct a simple search from the File Open dialog box.
Advanced Search—Search the Windchill database or a specific Windchill cabinet by building queries and adapting logic.
Consider the following rules for using Search:
The search utility searches only the primary Windchill server.
Entries for searching in the Windchill database are case-sensitive.
You can use wildcards when specifying file names and properties requiring a string value.