Search for information

Use a global search box to find any item in your workspace across all modules, or search in the context of a grid or a tree.

Perform a global search

Use the global search to find an item in any area of your current ALM Octane workspace.

The search results will have matching strings in the name or description fields of the items.

To perform a global search:

  1. Click the search button in the ALM Octane top banner.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Enter a search string. You can click the menu button to limit your search to a specific module.
    • Paste a link to an item that you received by email. The item will open immediately. Use this method to avoid opening parallel instances of ALM Octane in multiple tabs.

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Search in context of a grid or tree

You can find an item in the context of a grid or a tree.

Enter a string in the search box located directly above the grid or tree.

Tree search: ALM Octane suggests matching items from the tree. Click a result to highlight it in the tree and open its details.

Grid search: ALM Octane lists matching items in the grid. The results are based on the filter applied to the grid.

Grid search is not available when the grid is grouped.

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