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9.8. Searching for Files or Folders

Learn how to search for files and folders:

You can use just one option or several options in any combination.

How to search for files:

  1. Enter a search term in the search field in the menu bar.

  2. To search for folders and files that contain the search term, press Enter.

    Data that contain the search term will be searched for.

  3. You can use further filters by clicking the More search options icon in the search field. A window with search options opens.

    • Enter a search term in File or folder name. Objects that contain the search term in their name will be searched for.

    • To limit the search to specific file types or to folders, select an entry in Type.

    • To define whether to search in all folders or only in the selected one including its subfolders, select an entry in Search in.

    • To limit the search to objects that have been created or changed within a certain time frame, use After and Before.

    Click on Search.

The objects found will be shown in the display area.

The filters used are displayed below the search window. The following options exist:

  • You can add filters and start a new search by clicking the More search options icon in the search field.

  • You can remove a filter and start a new search by clicking the Remove filter icon next to the filter.

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

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