The search box

You can display the search box by clicking on the Information 360 icon on the Dock.

Enter your search in the search box. Information 360 searches your desktop and returns relevant results:

PDF files

PowerPoint files

Excel spreadsheets

Word documents

Emails

Image files

Email contacts

MP3 files

Email attachments (indicated by a paperclip)


You can view a result's summary by hovering over the result's link. To view a result, click on its link.

 

Click here to go to the search box in-depth tutorial.







Advanced User Guide

Sorting results

You can sort local results by clicking on the available headers (these are Type, Title, To/from, Date and Subject/filename).


Searching within results

You can search local results by title, sender, recipient, date and subject. Enter your search text in the appropriate text box above the local results' Title, To/From, Date or Subject/filename headers.

Note that you can switch between a sender and recipient search by clicking on the down arrow next to the To/From box, and between different types of date search by clicking on the down arrow next to the After/Before/Between header.


Filtering local results


Click on:

To display:

all local document results

only PDF documents

only PowerPoint documents

only Excel documents

only Word documents

only email and email attachments

only JPEG images

only email contacts

only MP3 audio files


Note: results that are displayed with a paperclip are email attachments.


Using Boolean search

You can use the Boolean operators AND, NOT and OR to restrict the results that the search box returns.

For example:

cat AND dog

only returns documents that contain cat and dog

cat NOT dog

only returns documents that contain cat but not dog

cat OR dog

only returns documents that contain either cat or dog (or both)


If you want to use phrases, you need to use brackets.

For example:

city AND (New York)

only returns documents that contain city and New York

city NOT (New York)

only returns documents that contain city but not New York

city OR (New York)

only returns documents that contain either city or New York (or both)




 

Click here to go to the search box in-depth tutorial.