Working with Saved Searches

This page shows how to perform common tasks with saved searches in Google Issue Tracker.

When you create a saved search, Admin permissions are granted to you and the Googlers Unrestricted group. Otherwise, it is private to you by default. You must grant Admin or View and Execute permissions for the saved search in order for it to be visible to or modifiable by other users.

Create a saved search

To create a saved search:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. Navigate to the search results page whose search criteria you want to save.

  3. Click the drop-down button on the right side of the search bar.

  4. Enter a name in the Save Search As field, located in the lower right of the drop-down display.

  5. Click the Save button next to your search name.

    The saved search appears in the Saved Searches section of the left-hand navigation.

You can also save searches while creating a search through the Search Builder or Search Editor.

Edit a saved search

To edit a saved search:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the saved search you want to edit.

  3. Hover over the saved search name and click the drop-down button.

  4. Select Settings.

  5. Make changes to the saved search in the page that appears.

  6. Click Save.

You can also edit a saved search from its results page by clicking the pencil icon next to its name.

Update search criteria

To update criteria for a saved search:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. Run the saved search you want to update by clicking its name in the left-hand navigation.

  3. Modify the search criteria.

    You can change the search criteria in the search bar, search builder or search editor.

  4. Run the modified search.

  5. In the search results page, click the blue Save button.

Copy a saved search

To copy a saved search:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. Run the saved search you want to copy by clicking its name in the left-hand navigation.

  3. Click the drop-down button on the right side of the search bar.

  4. Give the search a new name in the Save Search As text bar, located in the lower right of the drop-down display.

  5. Click the Save button next to your search name.

Delete a saved search

To delete a saved search:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the saved search you want to delete.

  3. Hover over the saved search name and click on "Settings" from the drop-down menu.

  4. Click on the Delete Saved Search button.

  5. Click Yes when prompted in the overlay window.

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