Finding Your Stuff

Document created by jive-admin on Mar 29, 2016
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There are a number of ways to help you find people, places, and content in your community. Search, browse, your history, bookmarks and your profile are some of the more common ways to find things.

 

Search

 

The search functionality allows you to use keywords to find the content, place or person you’re looking for.

 

  1. Click the magnifying glass in the upper right corner
  2. A fly out menu will appear with a text entry area at the top
  3. Start typing the keyword(s) in the field.  After 3 characters the spotlight search will show different results and will change as you enter more characters.
  4. If you see your desired result simply click on it.
  5. If you do not see your result, hit the enter key to navigate to the search results page where you can refine the search.
  • Select the Your Content link to access the browse content interface
  • By default, the “Authored” option will be selected on the left side. You can change this to change the scope of your view.
  • Click the desired content type button along the top of the interface (for example, Documents).  This will remove all other content types from the view and open up other filter options.
  • Click the document type drop down and choose the type of document or file you’re looking for.
  • Optionally enter text or tags to help further narrow the selections.

If you were looking for a Place:

  1. Click the drop down by your avatar in the top right hand corner
  2. Select the Your Places link to access the browse content interface
  3. By default, the “Following” option will be selected on the left side.  You can change this to change the scope of your view.
  4. Click the desired Place Type button along the top of the interface (for example Groups).  This will remove all other place types from the view and open up other filter options.
  5. Click the group type drop down and choose the type of group you’re looking for.
  6. Optionally enter text or tags to help further narrow the selections.

If you were looking for a Person:

  1. Click the People item in the Main Navigation Bar running along the top of the page
  2. By default, the “All” option will be selected on the left side. You can change this to change the scope of your view.
  3. Optionally enter text or add filters to help further narrow the selections.
  • Optionally, click the Activity link instead and find what you’ve been doing recently similar to what the activity streams show you.
  • Click the More drop down and see that there are many more options like Connections (where you go to create labels),  places (where you go to browse places you are involved in), tasks (your tasks), bookmarks (all of your bookmarks) and optionally calendar (events) and reputation (status points) if those are available to you.
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