Searching  CrossFire Beilstein Using CrossFire®Commander 7.1
Quick User Guide
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  Table of Content  1. GENERAL.......................................................................... 1 1.1 STARTINGCROSSFIRECOMMANDER 17.1 ........................... 1.2 OVERVIEW...................................................................... 2 1.3 CONNECTION.................................................................. 3 2. QUERY .............................................................................. 9 2.1 SELECT THEDATABASE................................................... 9 2.2 WORKING WITH THEQUERYPANE.................................. 11 2.2.1 The structure query formulation ........................... 12 2.2.2 Text Search .......................................................... 15 2.2.3 Fact Search (using the Drop-down menu)............ 16 2.2.4 Using the tree....................................................... 20 3. SEARCH .......................................................................... 29 3.1 START A SEARCH........................................................... 29 3.2 SEARCHPROGRESS...................................................... 31    
  4. RESULTS ........................................................................ 34 4.1 OVERVIEW.................................................................... 34 4.2 GRIDVIEW.................................................................... 35 4.3 GROUPING ANDSORTING............................................... 36 4.3.1 Working with a grouped hitset .............................. 39 4.4 TREEVIEW................................................................... 40 4.5 DETAILSVIEW............................................................... 41 5. REPORTING AND EXPORTING ..................................... 46 5.1 REPORTS..................................................................... 46 5.2 EXPORTS...................................................................... 48 5.2.1 Creating/changing export settings........................ 49 5.2.2 Prepare an export setting ..................................... 50 5.2.3 Selecting a “View ................................................. 52 5.3 THEREPORTPANE....................................................... 54 6. ALERTS.......................................................................... 56  
                                                           Beilstein CrossFireCrossFire Commander 7.1: 
1. General
1.1 Starting CrossFire Commander 7.1      
 To start Commander from whichever platform you are using: double click the icon on your desktop or, from the Windows start menu, selectPrograms> CrossFire Commander 7.1         
Desktop icon
  
 
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                                                           Beilstein CrossFireCrossFire Commander 7.1: 
1.2 Overview       The Tree Pane-Find the building blocks to create a query, including: fields, forms, previous queries, and previous hitsets.     
  
The Structure Query Area-Define graphical structure and reaction queries using various structure editors.
Fact/Text Search Area- Assemble your query using fact fields, data operators, and text.
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                                                          CrossFire Commander 7.1: Beilstein CrossFire 
1.3 Connection
Information about corporate-wide IP access can be found on page 7.  Access to the CrossFire Server requires the creation of a server profile.  Please Note:These settings may have   already been done by your administrator.   To create a profile selectOptions> Connection Settings…                               
       
Create a new profile or edit an existing profile
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