A search query page is used to search against a collection. Users input a set of keywords and optional query operators, and then receive results on a web page displayed in their browser. The results page contains links to documents on the server that match the search criteria.
Server administrators can customize this search query page, as described in “Customizing Search Pages.”
To make a query, perform the following steps:
Access the Search web application by entering its URL in the Location bar of your browser, in the following format:
In the search query page that appears, select the checkbox representing the collection you want to search in the "Search in" field.
Type in a few words that describe your query and hit Enter, or click Search) for a list of relevant web pages.
For a more fine-tuned search, you can use the search parameters provided in the Advanced Search page described in the following section.