Searching the Library

Alongside keyword search{{Keyword Search}} through the filter panel, you can also search your library, and other modules, by clicking the search icon in the top right corner of the page.

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In the next screen, type your query and hit enter on your keyboard to search the library and any other modules you have access to.

The results will be split into tabs for the various modules where matches are found.

From here you can:

  • Click a single asset to view it in Single Asset View
  • View all in Library*/Projects/Presentations which will take you to a list of the results in that module.
  • Show More which will expand the list, revealing more results.

*Clicking View all in Library will show you all the results in the main library view, with a regular keyword filter{{Filtering}} applied.

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All the regular filtering options are then available to you on the left hand side, allowing you to refine your search further, or if you'd prefer, you can go back in the browser and your search is retained for editing.

What is Being Searched?

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The default setting for Search is Global, meaning all asset metadata will be searched to find a match for your query. 

It is possible to change the setting from Global to a more specific criteria e.g. Title if you only wanted to search for assets with a title matching your query.

In these cases, when you click View all in Library, you will notice that the filter banner will no longer show the search result as a keyword, but as "Global Search:Title".

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It is possible to add keywords and use other filters at this stage, but you cannot add another search term for the title. For this you would need to go back and start a new search.

Shared Assets

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Furthermore, when viewing search results for shared assets, you will see an even more limited view. Since different Business Units have different metadata setups, it is not possible to apply filters across multiple BUs.

Therefore, to change the results, you must go back and start a new search.

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