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Pinned Searches (deprecated)

The Pinned Search feature allows you to start a search, then “pin” it, so it will continue running in the background independent of the browser session. Then, you can close the Search tab or log out and find your results later in the Library on the Recent tab in a folder named Pinned Searches.

Once pinned, a search will run in the background for up to 24 hours. If it has not finished by then, it will be paused. There is no notification when your search is paused, but you can just restart the search to continue the query. Search results are available for three days.

A search must be started in order for the pin icon to show up in the Search tab. Once a search is pinned, it cannot be unpinned, but it can be deleted in the Pinned Searches tab.

In the Pinned Searches folder, you can view the NameStatusElapsed Time, and monitor the Progress of each search.

Pin a Search

  1. Enter a query in the search box and click Start.
  2. Hover your mouse over the left side of the Unnamed Search tab, until you see the blue pin icon. Then click to pin. 
  3. A message displays that tells you to enter a name for the pinned search tab and where you can find it later in the Library.
  4. The name field of the Search tab becomes active. Enter a name for the Pinned Search, and press Enter

The new name is displayed on the Search tab. Otherwise, the search is named by default with the day of the week and the time. (To change the name of the Pinned Search at any time, double-click the Search tab to activate the name field again.)

Manage Pinned Searches

On the Pinned Searches tab, you can perform the following actions.

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Open a Pinned Search in the Search tab

  1. In the Pinned Searches tab, click the name of the search.
  2. The search query and any existing results are displayed in the Search tab.
  3. To run a new instance of the search, change the Time Range Expression, and click Start.

View a Pinned search query

  1. Hover over the search, then click the double arrow to the right of the name.
  2. Click Info.
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A dialog displays the name and query of the search.

Delete a Pinned Search

  1. Hover over the search, then click the double arrow to the right of the name.
  2. Click Delete.
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  3. In the Confirm dialog, click OK.

The search is deleted from the list of Pinned Searches.

Rename a Pinned Search

  1. In the Pinned Searches tab, click the name of the search.
  2. The search query and any existing results are displayed in the Search tab.
  3. Double-click the Search tab to reactivate the name field.
  4. Enter a new name and press Enter.

Save a Pinned Search

  1. Click the name of the search to open it in the Search tab.
  2. In the Search tab, click Save As.

The search is saved to your Personal folder.