Advanced Search

Using the advanced search, you can increase the accuracy of your searches by specifying the exact search criteria. For example, you can search for a specific product name, product ID, manufacturer name or price range.

To use the Advanced Search:

  1. Click Switch to Advanced Search.
    Note that by default, the Simple Search is displayed.
  2. Specify your search criteria.
    The search criteria are grouped as follows:
    • General product attributes, includes information like ID, type, manufacturer, price, etc.

      Figure 1. Advanced product search: General product attributes
      Advanced product search: General product attributes
    • Product status, includes information like online/offline, availability, approval status, etc.

      Figure 2. Advanced product search: Product status
      Advanced product search: Product status
    • Product lifecycle, including last order date and end-of-life date

      Figure 3. Advanced product search: Product lifecycle
      Advanced product search: Product lifecycle
    • Custom product attributes

      Figure 4. Advanced product search: Custom product attributes
      Advanced product search: Custom product attributes
    • Pages/includes, covers page and include assingments

      Figure 5. Advanced product search: Pages/includes
      Advanced product search: Pages/includes
    • Search result display, defines the search result sorting

      Figure 6. Advanced product search: Display search results
      Advanced product search: Display search results
  3. Click Find.
    The search result is displayed in a list view.

For an overview of common search options, see General Search Options.