Getting to know Advanced Search
The Visible Legacy Navigator Advanced Search panel gives you more ways to filter your search results. You can open the Advanced Search panel from the Visible Legacy Navigator menu bar or from the User Menu on the Learn More page. The results from an Advanced Search are returned in the Navigator search results page where you can further refine the results using the facets. To modify and re-run the current search be sure to use the Back Button to return to the Advanced Search panel with your values still remembered. To start over fresh, start from the menu item again.
Read on to see how you can search for text and for specific keywords and filter what type of data you want in the results.
Enter your text of interest. Then click the Search button. Navigator will search the titles and descriptions of all the topics in the knowledge base. Your results are returned in the Navigator search results page. You can choose to search Title and Description or Title only.
The Search String can be set up using the logical fields. You can search for topics that have some of the words, all the words, not containing the words, and match an exact phrase. These logical fields can be combined.
If you would like to search for a specific keyword in the knowledge base, use the Search Keywords boxes only or combined with other filters on the Advanced Search panel. Like text strings, there are logical fields that can be combined.
Type and Affiliation Filters
If you want to limit your search to a certain type of node, select it from the Type Filter drop-menu.
Similarly you can limit the results to a certain organization Affiliation. This drop-menu will suggest from our list of organizations and you click the Affiliation you are seeking. If you want to choose a different organization, click the "x" to clear.
If you want to limit the time period of the information in the knowledge base to be searched, enter the year-values in the Date Range boxes. For example 2016 in the From Date field and 2019 in the To Date field.
Data Source Filter
If you want to limit your search to a certain source of data, select it from the Data Source Filter drop-menu.
Facets in the Search Results
In the Search Results you can further filter the results by clicking the Facets on the right. Clicking the facet will highlight and prioritize that category. The Facets "AND" together to filter results.
Try these searches and examine the URLs. You can construct your own.
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