Creating a Saved Search


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by entering a search string in the portal header.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Search field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "training"
    .

    Step 1
  2. Click the GO button.

    Step 2
  3. The Search Results page shows the results of a portal search.

    Step 3
  4. After examining the initial search results, you decide to modify your search criteria. So, you append a search operator (or) and additional search text after the existing search text, training.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Search For field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     " or documentation"
    .

    Step 4
  5. Click the Search button.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Save Search link.

    Step 6
  7. The Saved Searches Detail page enables you to specify the details for a saved search.

     

    Your saved searches will appear in the Saved Searches pagelet and on the Saved Searches page.

    Step 7
  8. The Title field is the name of your saved search as it will appear in the Saved Searches pagelet and on the Saved Searches page.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Title field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Training"
    .

    Step 8
  9. Enter the desired information into the Description field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Training and documentation"
    .

    Step 9
  10. Search keywords (or a keyword) are required.

     

    In this example, the existing search keywords have been retained.

    Step 10
  11. Select Email Subscription only if you want to be notified when new material matches your saved search criteria.

     

    Click the Email Subscription option.

    Step 11
  12. An email address is required when you select Email Subscription.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Email Address field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "vp1@oracle.com"
    .

    Step 12
  13. Click the Save button.

    Step 13
  14. Optionally, you can verify that your search has been saved.

     

    Click the Saved Search list.

    Step 14
  15. Training has been added to your list of saved searches.

    Step 15

You have completed creating a saved search.

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