how to use Find

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Oct 10 17:05:09 EDT 2006


Can you please file a bug report in Bugzilla?  Summary should be
something like "can't refine transaction search" or something like

I'll note that when you search for other types of objects then this
description DOES acurately reflect reality.  It's just a transaction
search that seems to have this limitation in 2.0.x.


Quoting Arkadi Gelfond <arkadi at>:

> --------------------------  This is from the Help
> -----------------------------------
> Find Transactions
> There are four selections in the Type of Search pane. When a new
> search is started only the New Search button is selectable. The other
> buttons become selectable only when the Search Results register window
> is visible.
>    *                    New Search: Perform a new transaction search
>    *                    Refine current search: Search within the
> results of the previous search.
> --------------------------  This is from the Help
> -----------------------------------
> In my experience I could never get to a Find-window where "the other
> buttons become selectable", that is,
> - I'm clicking 'Find' in the Find-window
> - get a Result-tab
> - the Find-window disappears
> - do Cntrl-F
> - get Find-window with only New Search button selectable
> What is wrong here?
> Thx,
> Arkadi
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