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How to use global search keyword syntax

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EnvironmentProduct: Rollbase
Version: All supported versions
Question/Problem Description
There are records when searching in global search is not shown in the search result page.
e.g.
Tests Record   --> Search for test --> No result
Tests Record   --> Search for tests --> There is a result
Tests Record   --> Search for test* --> There is a result
How does the Rollbase Global Search query works?
 
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Cause
Resolution
Search index uses full individual words and phrases.
Rollbase supports single and multiple character wildcard character as well.   
  • To perform a single wildcard character search, use the "?" symbol.
  • To perform a multiple wildcard character search, use the "*" symbol.
In a record e.g. Builders Incorporated, the user could search for the following to get approximately what users want:     
builder? OR builder*
or     
builder builders  (implicit OR)
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Last Modified Date3/20/2017 5:15 PM
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