After running a search that is very relevant to you for whatever reason, you can mark it as favorite. Searches saved as favorites are available to easily re-run, share with other Devo users in your domain and much more.
Mark a search as favorite
Mark as favorite any searches that you will use frequently or searches that are complex to define. There are three ways to mark a search as a favorite:
- From the Data Search → Search History area, click the heart symbol at the end of the row.
- After accessing a data table, select Additional Tools → Search Actions → Add to favorites in the search window toolbar.
- After accessing a data table, click the heart icon next to the search name under the Data Search option in the navigation panel.
Favorite Searches list
You can check the searches you have marked as favorites by accessing the favorite searches list, which facilitates several related actions. You can find it selecting Data Search → Finders, in the My Favorite searches tab at the bottom.
You can perform the following operations in the favorite searches list:
Filter the favorite searches list
There are different ways to filter the favorite searches list:
- Select the icons at the top to show only blocked searches ( ) or searches added to your aliased finder ( ).
- Use the time buttons at the top to filter the searches accessed within a specific time period up to that moment or all searches ever accessed.
- You can also type in text in the search box and select Filter. The table will only display those searches containing the string you entered in their alias or table name. Click Clear filter to show all the favorite searches again.
Add tags to your favorite searches to easily filter them in the pane.
Add tags → Hover over the desired search row, select the Alternatively, you can simply click under the Tags column. An extra row appears below for you to manage the tags for that search. Type in a keyword in the Manage tag field and click the + icon.icon that appears at the end of it and select Manage tags.
Filter by tag → The existing tags appear above the table, in the Tags section. Click one to activate it and filter the table accordingly. You can select several tags to display only those searches tagged with all of them. Alternatively, you can make the extra row appear and click one of the tags applied to that search to activate it as a filter for the whole table.
Tags created here are also shown in the tags section of the Search History for you to use them as filters.
You can combine different criteria to narrow the results of your filter. For example, you can filter those favorite searches that are blocked, have been accessed during the last 6 hours, are tagged with "IP" and whose alias contains "data".
Open a search
You can open a search to check its data by clicking on the name. If you want to open the full search with all the operations performed, click on the name under the Alias column. If you want to open the original table click on the name under the Table Name column.
Add or remove a search to or from your aliased finder
Select theicon in the required search row to add the search to your aliased finder. Click the icon again to remove the search from the aliased finder.
See Use the aliased finder to learn more.
Share a search
Hover over the desired search row, select the Social Intelligence area of the application.icon that appears at the end of it and select Share to share the search with other users or domains in the
Copy a query to clipboard
You can copy a query to use it somewhere else. Hover over the name under the Alias column, click on the icon that appears next to it and a dialog showing the query will appear. Click the copy button on the right side and a pop-up message will confirm it.
Block or unblock a search
Select theicon in the required search row to block it, avoiding any modification in the search. Click the icon again to unblock the search.
See Block a search to learn more.
Remove a search from the favorite searches list
Hover over the desired search row, select thethat appears at the end of it and select Remove from favorites to remove the search from the favorite searches pane.