Save/Load search

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Save/Load search


Search settings can be saved, loaded and managed via the menu item 'Start > Save/Load search'. The dropdown that is displayed also offers an overview of searches that have already been saved.


Save a search

To save your current search settings, please follow the steps below:

1.Select the 'Save/Load search' dropdown.

2.Click on 'Save current search'.

3.In the following dialog you can give the search a meaningful name.

The saved search settings are now available in the drop-down menu under the assigned name.

Note: The following settings are saved:

Search patterns in the search input field

Search patterns in the input field for the file content

Filter setting: Include files or folders

Used exclude filters

Selected filegroups from the File group filter

Size filter settings

Date filter settings

Not saved:

Folders or drives to search.

File extensions that belong to a file group in the file group filter.
When loading a search with an active file group filter, the file extensions currently assigned to a file group in the file group filter are used. If a file group, that was present when a search was saved, no longer exists, it will be ignored when the search settings are loaded.

Loading a search

Search settings that have already been saved can be loaded by selecting the 'Save/Load search' drop-down menu.

Then just click on the name of the desired search settings to load them.


Tip: You can see the exact settings of a saved search by moving the mouse pointer over the desired search whose settings you want to display.

Manage / delete searches

You can edit the list of saved searches via 'Save/Load search > Manage Saved Searches'. You can change the order or delete unnecessary searches.

Select one or more searches from the list and use the up, down and remove buttons to adjust the list to your needs.

Confirm the changes with 'OK' or use 'Cancel' to discard them.