6.1 Searching

In order to start a search open the Edit menu and select Find... The dialog shown in figure figure Find dialog will be displayed.

Find dialog
Find dialog

Enter the search term into the Find what edit control. You can configure Find options to improve or refine your search:

  • Match case

  • Match whole word

  • Search up

  • Regular expression

You can combine these options if the combination makes sense. After the settings are correct press the Find Next button to start your search. Ascolog Insight will search in the view of the Log window (e.g. Main tab) which is currently active and the search will start at the position of the log record which is selected. The log record of the current successful match will be displayed in the Details window and the search term is highlighted in red. Moreover, in the Log window the current log record which contains the search term gets a white background. In order to search for the next log record that contains the search term press Find Next in the Find dialog, the key F3 or open the Edit menu and select Find Next. When the end of the Log window is reached the message box shown in figure Search reached the end of the Log window is displayed and the search continues at the beginning (when searching forwards) or at the end of the Log window (when searching backwards).

Search reached the end of the Log window
Search reached the end of the Log window