Using search

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Within each E-notebook there is a Search box in which you can enter a search terms to find Posts and comments that match your search terms. You can also choose to search all E-notebooks you have access to from the Dashboard, All Blogs, and search pages. The search is not case sensitive.

The search has the following limitations:

  • You cannot search for the names of authors
  • If you use multiple search terms, results are only shown when the search terms are next to each other in the Post or comment.
  • You cannot search for quotes using double quotes ("").
  • You can use the wildcard % to find multiple terms in the same Post, but they must be located in the correct order within the Post. For example, if your Post contains the following text:
My Analysis Template
Lab Note Book Or Experiment Code

You could find this Post using the search terms Template%Experiment but not the search terms Experiment%Template

Searching a E-notebook

To search a E-notebook:

  1. View the E-notebook that you want to search
  2. Enter your search terms in the Search box above the navigation menu on the right of the E-notebook
  3. Press Enter to search the E-notebook. The matching results from the E-notebook are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the Post or comment.
  4. (Optional) Choose an option from the in list in the search results to search in a different E-notebook or all E-notebooks for your search terms.
  5. (Optional) Enter a new keyword or phrase and click Search to start a new search.


Searching all E-notebooks in the Trove

You can choose to search all E-notebooks in the Trove from the Search all box on the Dashboard and All Blogs pages. To search all E-notebooks:

  1. On the Dashboard page or All Blogs page, enter your search terms in the Search All box.
  2. Press Enter to search the E-notebooks. The matching results from the E-notebooks are displayed. The matching results are displayed in reverse chronological order together with the name of the author of the Post or comment, and the E-notebook in which the result appears.
  3. Click the links to view the matching Posts.
  4. (Optional) If you are having problems finding the Posts you want, try clicking Use simple text search or configuring an advanced search by clicking More Options.
  5. (Optional) Enter a new keyword or phrase and click Search to start a new search.

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