MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Help

To Conduct Advanced Search

  1. In the Explorer dialog, File, Items, or Resources tab, click Show Advanced Search Dialog.

    The Advanced Search dialog opens.

  2. In the Search For field, select a group from the drop-down list box, or enter the name of a group in which you want to search.
  3. Click Include item sub-types in results to include the sub-types of the item in the search results.

  4. (Optional) Click Define sort order for the search and add sort conditions in the Select Sort Order dialog.

  5. Add a condition to the search using the following steps:
    1. From the Where... drop-down list, select Property value is.
    2. Click the left-side drop-down list box and select a property.
    3. From the drop-down list in the center, select a condition.
    4. Enter a value in the right-side text field.

    5. Click Add to Search.

      The criterion is added to the Search Summary box at the bottom.

    6. (Optional) Use the above steps to add more criteria.
  6. (Optional) In the Search Summary box, you can edit, group, delete or move any search criteria.
  7. (Optional) If you add more than one criteria, the And/Or operator displays between the criteria in the Search Summary box. Click the operator and change it from the menu-item.
  8. Click OK.

    The results are added to the respective tab in the Explorer dialog. In case of items, specific details display in the Details dialog.