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Documentation - Address Book Searching

Documentation -> Using Address Books -> Searching

You can search your address book for text in any desired field.  The search form is available for all address books from your Control Panel or from the List View.  The search results are shown in the list view format.

Advanced:
You can also create your own custom search form for integration into your own web site.  For an example see the custom search form demo.  Your custom form can contain the following name/value pairs:

Name Value Required
CMD SEARCH yes
BOOK <address book name> yes
SEARCHTEXT <text to search for> yes
SHOWHEADERS OFF or ON
OFF hides everything but the results list
no (default is ON)
SEARCHIN 0 - 11
0 = All Fields
1 = Name Fields
2 = Address Fields
3 = Phone Fields
4 = E-mail Fields
5 = Web Address
6 = Notes
7 = Categories
8 = Business Fields
9 = Personal Fields
10 = Online Chat Fields
11 = Custom Fields
no (default is 0)

Tip: In your <form> tag you can use the "target=" command to have the search results sent to a different frame or browser window.