Java Desktop System Email and Calendar User Guide

To Perform an Advanced Search on Your Contacts

Perform the following steps:

  1. Display the folder that contains the contacts that you want to search.

  2. Choose Tools -> Search for Contacts. Alternatively, select Advanced from the drop-down list in the searchbar. An Advanced Search dialog is displayed.

  3. Use the If group box to create criteria for the search. To create criteria, perform the following steps:

    1. From the first drop-down list, select the contact component in which to search. For example, select Email to search the text in the email address of the contact.

    2. From the second drop-down list, select the relationship between the contact component and the search text. For example, to search for contacts whose email address includes the search text, select contains from the second drop-down list.

    3. In the text box, type the search text. This text is not case sensitive.

    4. To add more criteria, click on the Add button. To remove a criterion, click on the Remove button beside the criterion.

  4. Select the appropriate option from the Execute actions drop-down list. Select one of the following options:

    • if any criteria are met: Select this option if you want the search to return matches where any of the specified criteria are met.

    • if all criteria are met: Select this option if you want the search to return only matches where all of the specified criteria are met.

  5. Click OK to perform the advanced search. The contacts that match are displayed in the contacts folder.

    To clear the advanced search criteria and display all the messages in the folder, choose Search -> Clear.