Fundamentals > Collaboration > Navigation Tools > Search > To Conduct an Advanced Search
To Conduct an Advanced Search
1. Click the  tab. The Search page opens inside the navigator.
2. Click Advanced Search at the bottom of the page.
3. Specify the location, object type, and any search attributes using the following fields:
Search in—Specify the location where to conduct the search.
Search for—Specify the object type.
Updated—Specify when the object was last modified.
4. Define the specific search criteria:
Search for—Choose a particular attribute that you want to constrain (for example, a file name, keyword, version).
Of Value—Specify the operators by choosing one of the available operators in the operators list box. In the text box, type a string to use for constraining the search. For example, you can search for an object with a file name that contains a string "arm". To do that, select File Name in the Look in list, Equal to in the Of Value list, and type *arm* in the text box (use the asterisks * as wildcards).
5. Click Add to add the criterion. The criterion is added to the list at the lower part of the navigator. Continue to add more criteria if desired.
6. The criteria you have added appear at the bottom of the page. Revise the criteria as necessary:
Delete a selected criterion.
Delete all selected criteria by selecting All and clicking .
Edit a selected criterion by clicking .
Select Match All Criteria to find objects that meet all specified criteria. To find objects that meet at least one of the criteria, clear this option.
7. When finished specifying the criteria, click Search. The results summary report appears under Search results in the navigator. The detailed search results appear in the Search Results page in the browser.
8. If you found the object, you can open it in Creo by dragging it into the graphics window.
To conduct a simplified search, click Search at the bottom of the navigator.