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Search for and Filter Drawings

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To search for and filter drawings in the project's Drawings log.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Read Only' or higher permissions on the Drawings tool. 
  • Additional Information:
    • The search function respects any selected filter parameters and will only search for items within the filtered results.
    • The Drawings tool remembers up to five of your last searches. The list of recent search terms appears when you click into the Search bar. 
      Note: Click 'x' if you want to remove a recent search term from the list. 
    • If you want to search for text that appears within drawings, see Search Text Within Drawings.


Search for Drawings

  1. Navigate to the project's Drawings tool.
  2. Enter a term in the search bar.
    Note: If you want to search through only drawing numbers or titles, enter one of the following search modifiers into the search bar:
    • Enter "number:" before your search term to search drawing numbers.

    • Enter "title:" before your search term to search drawing titles.

  3. Click Search.
  4. To clear the search, click the 'x' in the search bar.

Filter Drawings

  1. Click the Add Filter drop-down menu.
  2. Select the filter you want to apply. The following filters are available:
    • Discipline
    • Set Name
    • If custom fields have been added for the project's Drawings tool, you can filter by fields of the following type: Single Select, Multi Select, and Checkbox. See Create New Custom Fields.

Sort Drawing Sets

  1. Click Drawing Sets.
    Note: Make sure the List icon-view-list.png view is selected. 
  2. Click one of the following column titles to sort by that parameter:
    • Name
    • Set Date
    • Published
    • Unpublished