Global text search finds records from multiple tables

Search multiple record types from a single search field.

To perform a global text search, perform one of the following actions based on the UI version you are using.

UI version Action
UI16 Click the search icon in the banner on the upper right of the System settings for the user interface (UI) , and then enter the search term.
UI15 or UI11 Enter the search term in the search box in the upper right of the UI15 banner frame and Edge buttons or UI11 banner frame .

All UI versions also have a global text search keyboard shortcut. The ui_global_text_search UI Macro provides the global text search field.

By default, the system returns results for tasks, Live Feed, policy, people, places, knowledge, and catalog records.