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Searching for songs in the Song Catalogue
To search for a
song in the Song Catalogue, enter your search criteria into the Search for Song box which can be
found in the bottom-left corner of the main
window. If you have hidden the Search for Song box you can
re-show it by selecting View | Show
Search Box from the main menu, or by pressing Ctrl-F on the keyboard.
You can perform a
search in the following fields by selecting the appropriate entry in
the "Search in" field.
The search string is entered in the "For"
- Song Title - displays all songs which contain the search string somewhere in the Song Title.
- Song Number - displays all songs
where the song number matches what is entered in the search
string. You can search for one song number by simply typing in
the number (e.g. "256"), or you
can search for more than one song number by typing in a list of
numbers, separated by commas (e.g. "13,18,97,245").
- Song Lyrics - displays all songs which contain the search string somewhere in the lyrics for that song.
- Author of Music - displays all songs which contain the search string somewhere in the author as listed for the music of that song.
- Author of Words - displays all songs which contain the search string somewhere in the author as listed for the words of that song.
Once you have
entered your search criteria, click the "Search" button. The search
result will be shown in a special folder that is placed at the end of
the Song Catalogue called "Search
Results". You can interact with the songs as listed under
this folder in the same way as the songs under any of the other folders
- i.e. you can click on them to view them, you can edit them, you can
add them to a Presentation by clicking the Add Song button, etc...
All searches are
The example below
shows a search for the word "Prayer" anywhere in the Song Title.
Four songs match this search and are shown under Search Results in the Song Catalogue
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