Search Library (F9)

The F9 key is used to search report requests in your personal library or the common library for a particular word, phrase or field.


To search, press the F9 key from the main menu.  


F1=Status  F2=New   F3=Exit    F4=Locate    F5=Sort      F6=Swap Lib

F7=Up      F8=Down  F9=Search  F10=Results  F11=HoldFile F12=Extract


At the Search menu, type the search string (1- 15 characters) and press the enter key.  Note:  If the search string contains a space, quotes are not needed.  For example:


|----------Search Personal Library---------|

|                                          |

|  ENTER SEARCH STRING:  new hire          |

|                                          |



While the system is searching the library, a message will display indicating the number of matching members found.   


|------Searching Personal Library-----|

|                                     |


|                                     |



When the search has completed, the system will display the matching report requests and the number of members (rows) found will be shown in the upper right corner.  All navigation and execution commands are available from the results screen.  To return to the main menu, press the F3 key.  



Cmds   B Browse   C Copy      D Delete        E Edit          ROWS 2

       P Print    R Rename    S Submit Batch  O Online Execution

Cmd  Name     Description                                   Changed  


 _  FACULTY   FACULTY STATS                              2003/05/14

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  • If desired, you can perform another search within the results of the previous search by pressing the F9 key and entering another search string.  When the F3 key is pressed, you will be returned to the main menu.

  • If the system does not find any report requests that contain the search string, a message will display in the upper right corner indicating there were no matches. To initiate another search, press the F9 key again.