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Can't find what you are looking for? Here are some Search tips to help!

Community Manager

We want to make sure you find the resources you are looking for! Here are some tips to help.

 

How to Start A Search

 

You can start a search from anywhere in our Community. When you enter a term in the Search bar, you'll see results populate from across our Community.   The results in the Search bar should display the article’s full title and location along with more details on the article.

 

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Recommended Articles

 

From time to time we add recommended articles to search results to highlight key resources that you may find the most helpful. You will see these with the word recommended to help narrow down your results.

 

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How to Narrow Down Your Search

 

If you would like to narrow down this search a bit more, just leave the search bar blank and click Enter. This will take you to a Search page where you can narrow down your results by Location, Author, Date, Metadata, Type of Post, and what the post Contains.

 

 

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From here you can still search the full Community or decide how you would like to narrow down your search.

 

Let's say you searched the full Community for Single Sign On, here is what you may see:

 

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You'll see that we have several articles on this topic and can select the one you are looking for.

 

If you already know where the item is located, you can click on Location and filter for that specific area:

 

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You can also, click on Advanced for additional ways to modify your search. Some suggestions you can try include:

  • Use quotes to search for an "exact phrase"
  • Use the + plus sign to search for one or more words
  • Use the - minus sign to exclude certain words from your search
  •  You can search by topic.  Topics are labels associated with knowledge base articles and forums.  For example, PowerSchool Learning, Teachers, FAQs, Getting Started, and Community Guidelines. 

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