The Search Assistant is integrated in the Repository pane. It searches all sources in the current workspace. The results are
displayed in a tree in the browser window, either by type or by folder, depending on the tab you have selected in the Repository
. The information in the tree is grouped in three levels:
- Project level - shows the projects that contain objects
- Folder level - shows the relative folder structure. If there are more than one folder levels they are grouped and displayed
with slashes -
Folder1/Folder2/Folder3(n). The number in brackets indicates the number of search result objects in the folder.
- Object level - shows the objects that are the result of the search.
You can customize the search options in
where you can choose the object types filter. You can also set the maximum time a search can take as well as the maximum
number of results that are displayed in
To use the Search Assistant:
- Type in a search string in the search box and click
. The search returns all workspace objects whose names match the search criteria.
- Drill down the tree to see the relationship types and available methods for the objects.
- Double-click an object in the search result tree to see its source code.
Note: To see the source code of a declaration, double-click it or right-click and select
Go To Source.
- Right-click the search result objects in the Browser to see the list of available context-sensitive actions for the selected
Note: Not all of the context menu options available in the Repository Browser are available in the search results tree.
Note: Multiselect is also available for the items in the search result tree.
To reset a search or change the search criteria in the search field:
- Click the "x" button in the left corner of the search field.
The search is reset and the last Browser view you used is displayed.
Enterprise Analyzer keeps a history of the searches you have done so when you start typing a search string, it lets you select from a list of
search strings you have previously used that begin with the same characters as the ones you have typed.