OpenOffice Tutorial: Find specific query results through all fields
- To look for a specific result or record among all the fields in a query, first look for the "binoculars" icon here.
- This is the find record button. Click on it once.
- The record search window should open. This feature will be helpful in searching for a specific result or record.
- Now, specify what to search for by clicking on this field and typing in the specific text you want to find in the records.
- Next, specfiy what fields will be included in the search. Since we want to search through all the fields present, we are clicking on the "All Fields" option here.
- Afterwards you can still set more specific search options by clicking on the checkboxes in this area.
- For this example we want to match the letter cases in our text with the search results. So we are clicking on the "Match Case" checkbox here.
- Afterwards, just click on "Search."
- Great! The search results should be highlighted in the query result view. As you can see "Stewart" is the result by searching for the text "Stew"
- Once you're done seaching, click on the "Close" button here.
- Congratulations! You have learned how to search for a specific query result through all fields.
by Kaj Kandler
Find specific query results through all fields
This screencast demonstrates how to find specific query results through all fields. You learn:
- How to open the record search window.
- How to find a specific query result through all fields.
For advanced functionality with similar results see:
- Find specific query results within one field
- Find specific query results using the match case option
- Remove all filters and sort orders in query results
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