Search Asite

This article will show you how to use the 'Search Asite' option to find your project data on Asite.

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Users on Asite can directly perform searches across all their data available on the platform using search bar function. It allows you to search for any of the required information from a central location.

Click on a relevant link below to continue:


Basic Search

1. Click on the search option named 'Search Asite' in the top header bar and type in your search query.

2. Press the 'Enter' key or click on icon to initiate the search and get the results matching the text that you entered.

The search results are grouped in various functions and sorted to display the latest information at the top.

Most of the related right click options are also supported in the search results.

  • To understand right click options on files, click here.

  • To understand right click options on forms, click here.

  • To understand right click options on file comments, click here.

  • To understand right click options on file review comments, click here.

3. The links in the left hand panel enable you to click and navigate directly to the required search area.

The search results can be of different types:

Type

Description

Files

To access required file information. Click the file name or Doc Ref to open and view the file.

To apply filter on files based on a specific criteria, click here for detailed help on how to apply search filter on files.

aMessages

To access all the relevant discussions. Click on the title of an aMessage to view its related file discussion thread.

Models

To access required model file information. Mouse over on thumbnail image of the model and click on 'View Model' option to open and view the model.

Apps

To access required form information. Click on the form title to open and view the form.

To apply filter on forms based on a specific criteria, click here for detailed help on how to apply search filter on forms.


Advanced Search Features

Asite by default supports 'Begin with' search criteria i.e. if searching for 'Foun' then search results will include words starting with 'Foun' i.e. 'Foundation.

To perform a 'Contains' search. an asterisk (*) needs to be prefixed to the search criteria i.e. if searching for *dation, search results will include words containing 'dation' (For e.g. Foundation).

A simple keyword search can be performed across:

Title

Description

Search using file metadata

Includes document metadata like file name, document reference, revision number, revision notes, purpose of issue, status and any existing configurable attribute.

To apply filter on files based on a specific criteria, click here for detailed help on how to apply search filter on files.

Search for file content

Includes content within the uploaded files.

Search aMessages

Includes discussion title and discussion content.

Search apps

Includes form metadata like form title, user reference as well as app content within the AppBuilder app messages.

To apply filter on forms based on a specific criteria, click here for detailed help on how to apply search filter on forms.

Search reports

Includes report templates and report name within metadata like report title, report schedule information.

Search messages

Includes the Asite Hub message metadata like document type, document number, document date, etc. It also includes document content held within individual messages.

Search project models

Includes the project model names and model attributes. The model content held within the individual IFC model file will also be included.


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