The Search menu allows you to perform searches on games in databases. Please note the shortcut keystroke for common operations are also defined on the menu, you can use the keyboard shortcut to invoke the associated function directly from the keyboard. You can also see shortcut icons for some menu items on the menu as a guide that there is a shortcut toolbar icon for the option.
This menu item will open the Game Explorer (if necessary) and give focus to the Quick search element of the Game Explorer so you can enter quick search terms to find games. For details on what the Quick search field can do please refer to the Quick search section.
This menu item will open the Header Search dialog so you can specify a search filter of the game header. The searching and filtering capabilities of the program are very powerful, you can read more in the Searching and filtering section.
This menu item will open the Position search dialog where you can specify a chess position to search for.
This menu item allows you to reset the header search filter - all values previously used are cleared. The filter will now match all games in the database.
This menu item allows you to reverse the search filter so only games not matching the original filter are matched. This can be used as part of advanced filtering as explained in the Searching and filtering section.