Eastern Michigan University

Searching (Querying) for Documents

University departments scan and index documents into ApplicationXtender. Once these documents have been indexed and saved, authorized personnel can search for, view and print these documents in a single application or across applications.

Application Query | Multiple-Application Query

Application Query

Follow these directions to search for documents in a single application:

  1. From the Applications page, click the desired application name from the Applications list and then click the New Query button.
    Searching for Documents
  2. The New Search page is displayed. Type the ID you want to work with in the ID field.
    Note: Alternately, you enter any information that will help to locate the documents you want to view/print, in any of the other Search Value fields on the New Search page. Use an asterisk (*) wildcard to match any single character or string of characters.
    Searching for Documents
  3. When you are finished, click the Run button.
    Searching for Documents
  4. The Query Results page is displayed.
    Searching for Documents
  5. Use the Navigation buttons to navigate and view the entire list of documents or click a column heading to sort the list of documents in ascending/descending order.

    Note: If no documents match the search criteria, a No Documents Found message is displayed. 
    Searching for Documents
  6. Use the links at the top of the page to return to the Application page or the New Search page.
    Searching for Documents

Multiple-Application Query

Follow these directions to search for documents across multiple applications:

  1. From the  Applications  page, click the desired application name from the Applications list and then click the  New Query  button.
    Searching for Documents
  2. Click the down-arrow button next to the saved query you want run then click Edit from the list.

    Searching for Documents
  3. From the Edit Search page, enter the criteria you want to work in the Search Value fields.

    Note: Use an asterisk (*) wildcard to match any single character or string of characters.
    Searching for Documents
  4. When you are finished, click the Run button.
    Searching for Documents
  5. The Query Results page is displayed.

    Note: If you have access, this list will display any documents that reside in the applications defined in the Multiple-Application query.
    Searching for Documents
  6. Use the Navigation buttons to navigate and view the entire list of documents or click a column heading to sort the list of documents in ascending/descending order.

    Note: If no documents match the search criteria, a No Documents Found message is displayed. 
    Searching for Documents
  7. Use the links at the top of the page to return to the  Application  page or the  New Search  page.
    Searching for Documents