8.7. Searching for Tasks

In order to search for tasks, you can use the following search criteria:

  • search terms for subject, description, attachments' names, participants

  • Folders that are to be searched

  • the task's status

  • Task type: single or recurring task

  • Folder type: all, private, public, shared

How to search for tasks:

  1. Click the Start search icon or in the input field in the search bar. The folder button indicates the folders to be searched. The Options drop-down offers functions for limiting the search.

    The input field
  2. To select a folder for the search, click on the folder button.

    • If you select All folders, all private, public, and shared folders and subfolders are searched.

    • If you select a specific folder or the folder, only this folder is searched, but no subfolders.

  3. Enter a search term in the input field. The search menu opens.

    The search menu

    Define the data sources to be searched by clicking on an entry in the search menu.

    • If clicking on the search term or pressing enter, the following data sources are searched: subject, description

    • In order to only search in the subject, click on in subject in the search menu.

      Accordingly, you can limit the search to the description or the attachment's name.

    • In order to search for appointments with a specific participant, click on a name in the search menu.


    • The search results are displayed in the list that is shown in the display area.

  4. You have the following options to adjust the search result:

    • To refine the search result, enter further search terms: To remove a search term, click the icon next to the search term.

    • To search in another folder, click on the folder button. Select a folder.

    • To limit the search to private, public or shared folders, click on Options. Select a folder type.

    • To limit the search to tasks with a specific editing status, click on Options. Select a status.

    • To limit the search to single or recurring tasks, click on Options. Select a type.

  5. In order to finish the search, click the Cancel search icon.