Using the Find Feature


Concept


Steps:

  1. In this example, you are updating name information for a student with the last name of Kroft. You know that the Person ID begins with "KA."

     

    Enter the desired information into the ID field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "KA"
    .

    Step 1
  2. Click the Search button.

    Step 2
  3. The Search Results list shows 194 rows of IDs that begin with "KA." When looking at a grid or a scroll area of data, you can locate a particular row quickly by using the Find feature.

     

    You press [Ctrl+F] to open the Find dialog box. In this example, this will be done for you.

    Step 3
  4. You enter the text string you are searching for in the Find what: field of the Find dialog box. You can add additional criteria to match the whole word only or to match the case of what you have typed.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Find what: field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "kroft"
    .

    Step 4
  5. Click the Find Next button.

    Step 5
  6. The Find feature quickly highlighted the entry for Kroft in the search results list.

     

    Click the Cancel button.

    Step 6
  7. Click any of the links for employee Kroft to access the page.

     

    Click the Search Results table.

    Step 7
  8. The Names component for Kerryn Kroft is displayed.

    Step 8

In summary, using the Find feature helps you quickly locate the data you need in a scroll or grid area containing several rows.

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