[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Voila! You can already search within a collection

Joan Curbow CurbowJ at bvu.edu
Thu Oct 19 14:12:10 EDT 2017

Ah, yes, well Macs do their own thing, don't they? I have one at home, which I really love, but, at work, I am happy to have a PC.


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From: archivesspace_users_group-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org [mailto:archivesspace_users_group-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org] On Behalf Of Tang, Lydia
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Thanks, Joan!  I am not sure if that works on a Mac but that function would be handy.  On a Mac, I can control F to find anything on the collection and series-levels, but anything further nested is a no-go for me, at least, that’s how it seems.
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Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 1:56 PM
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Subject: [Archivesspace_Users_Group] Voila! You can already search within a collection

Boy, do I feel dumb. I answered my own question from a couple of days ago. You CAN search within a collection, and it should have been the first thing I tried, but, of course, I didn’t.

Ctrl-F, the old standby, works like a charm. A lovely extra search box appears, and you can type in a search term, and it will tell you how many instances appear within that collection, and hitting enter will take you to each instance. WONDERFUL!!

Just thought I’d share.


Joan Curbow
Reference Librarian and Archivist
Buena Vista University Library
Buena Vista University
610 West Fourth Street
Storm Lake, Iowa  50588

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