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Search Fields Overview

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The list of user-defined Search Fields. An extensive list of Search Fields can be narrowed down by typing characters into the filter text box.
Search Fields Overview
Example of the Search Fields Overview.

Search Fields with configuration problems are listed with a Warning icon. User action is required to resolve the issue.

  • Incomplete:
    • One or more Message Types no longer exist (Deleted)
    • No Message Type is set for a Search Field Expression, or the Expression Type is set as deleted

An example of an invalid configuration is a deleted Message Type used in a Search Field Expression for the Search Field. As a result, the Search Field Expression would have to be altered or removed from the Search Field.

Search Fields are part of the Logging concept and are a crucial feature of Nodinite. Read the 'What is a Search Field' user guide and understand the basic concepts before continuing.

Manage Search Fields

The available functionalities for managing Search Fields are:

Add a new Search Field

To create a new Search Field, click on the "Add Search Field" button to open the Search Field editor.
Add Search Field

Edit Search Field

To Edit an existing Search Field Configuration, click on the link in the Name column or open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Edit" menu item.
Action Edit
Click the 'Edit' menu item to edit an existing Search Field.

Delete Search Field Configuration

To Delete an existing Search Field, open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Delete" menu item.
Action Delete
Click the 'Delete' menu item to Delete an existing Search Field.

Restore deleted Search Field Configuration

To Restore a deleted Search Field, you must first check the "Show deleted Search Fields" checkbox.

When checked, include deleted Search Fields in the list.

Then open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Restore" menu item.
Action Restore
Click the 'Restore' menu item to Restore a deleted Search Field.

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