Tuesday Tip: Search to organize


When you organize your databases and often find yourself navigating through deep group hierarchies to file a new document, this tip from our forum power user korm is for you:

Consider using the search to locate the destination across all databases where you want to move documents to (or from). Arrange your database and the search window side by side. In the search window, search for anything. If the search result is a group, then you can drag any item from the database window into that group in the search window to move it there. Or Option-drag it and the document is copied.

And, of course, the method works also in reverse: Drag or Option-drag something from the search window into a destination in your database and it is moved or copied.

Thank you, korm, for this tip!

2 Responses to “Tuesday Tip: Search to organize”

  1. Trubado says:

    Can you explain this a bit more? I like the idea, but I’m not fully grasping the concept. BTW, seems like the graphic isn’t working.

  2. Jim Neumann says:

    The results function just like viewing the contents of any database or group in a database.
    • You can drag files in the results to other locations.
    • You can also drag files into groups shown in the results. You don’t have to go find the group in it’s current location to add to it.

    I hope that helps.