9.8. Searching for Files

Learn how to search for files by using the following search criteria:

How to search for files:

  1. Click on the Search input field. Enter a search term in the input field.

    The search menu opens.

  2. Define the data sources to be searched by clicking on an entry in the search menu.

    • If clicking on the search term or pressing enter, the following data sources are searched: file name, description

    • In order to only search in the file names, click on in file name in the search menu.

      Accordingly, you can limit the search to the file description.

    The search results are displayed in the list that is shown in the display area.

  3. To limit the search to specific files, click the Options icon in the search field. Use the following methods:

    • Folders allows defining the folders to be searched.

      • If you select All folders, all private, public, and shared folders and sub-folders are searched.

      • If you select a specific folder or the folder, only this folder is searched, but not sub-folders.

    • File type allows searching for files of a certain type.

    • File size allows searching for files with a certain size.

    • Date allows searching for files that have been created within a specific time frame.

    • Folder type allows limiting the search to private, public or shared folders.

  4. To refine the search result, enter additional search terms: To remove a search term, click the Remove icon next to the search term.

  5. In order to finish the search, click the Cancel search icon in the search field.

User interface:

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Parent topic: Drive