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Search for inSync Share content


With the Search feature in inSync Share, you no longer need to spend time and effort to browse through a long list to find an inSync Share file, folder, or workspace. You can search for inSync Share content in just a matter of minutes.

You can search within a specific inSync Share folder or workspace. You can also narrow down your search by using search operators, sort the list of search results, and choose to include or exclude deleted files, folders, and workspaces. Additionally, you can perform various tasks directly from the Search Results list, such as sorting the search results, downloading content, or sharing a link

Search for inSync Share content

Before you begin

If you want to view deleted inSync Share files, folders, or workspaces in the Search Results list, in the All Content table, select the Show Deleted check box.


To search for an inSync Share file, folder, or workspace

  1. Open inSync Web. The InSync Share page appears.
  2. In the Search for... box, type a full or partial file name, file type, folder name, or workspace name. 

    You can use the following search operators to narrow down the search results while searching for a file, folder, or workspace.

    Search Operator Indicates Example

    (caret symbol)
    Start of string To search for files with names starting with new, type ^new.

    (dollar symbol)
    End of string To search for files with names ending with xyz, type xyz$.

    (asterisk symbol)
    Wildcard To search for files that has the word old in its name, type *old*.

    (comma symbol)

    (pipe symbol)
    Multiple pattern To search for files with names starting with new or ending with old, type ^new,old$. Alternatively, you can type ^new|old$.
    You can also search for content within a specific folder or workspace in inSync Share. To do this, in inSync Share, navigate to the folder or workspace within which you want to search for Share content, and then type the search criteria in the Search box. 
  3. Click the search icon or press ENTER. 
    The Search Results list displays the list of files, folders, or workspaces that match your search criteria. 

Sort the Search Results list

By default, the Search Results list displays the content sorted by the file, folder, or workspace name in an ascending order. You can sort the Search Results list by the name, last modified date, or the file type in an ascending or descending order. The arrow beside the Sort By criteria indicates the sort order. The up arrow indicates sorting by ascending order and the down arrow indicates sorting by descending order. To sort the Search Results list, click the appropriate Sort By criteria, such as Name or Last Modified

Create and share a link from the Search Results list

On the inSync Share content row for which you want to create and share a link, click the Share Link icon. For more information, see Create and share a link.

Download share content from the Search Results list

On the inSync Share content row that you want to download, click the More icon, and then click Download. For more information, see Download inSync Share content from inSync Web.