Search example: Searching for a specific topic type

This example shows how to search for all the topics of one type in the Authoring cycle that contain a phrase or keyword.

  1. If necessary, click the New Query button.
    This sets all panels of the Search view to their defaults.
  2. In the Cycles panel of the Search view, select Authoring.
  3. In the Document Types panel, select Topics.
  4. Click the drop-down arrow to the right of Topics.
    The list of all topic types are displayed.
  5. Deselect all types and keep only task.
  6. In the Search for panel, enter a keyword or phrase.
  7. Click Search.
    Note: If the Search button is disabled, check to see if you've supplied values in all the panels where one is required. Panels that need values show error messages such as the following.

    search language needed

The Search Results view lists all the task topics in IXIASOFT CCMS Desktop with that keyword or phrase.