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Configuring a search action in a mobile app


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To use the native search capability in a mobile app, you must define a mobile search action in the user interface. You can define the mobile search action anywhere within a section. For example, you can define this action for a button. When a user clicks that button, a native search is enabled so that the user can more quickly find the relevant content.

If you defined a list of search categories in the pySearchConfiguration rule, you can select the categories from the list that you want to display to the user during a search. By default, the header for the mobile search user interface control uses the color from the application's skin, the mobile header background value.

The mobile search action is only supported in mobile apps.
  1. Edit a section.

  2. Click the View properties icon to open the Cell Properties panel for a user interface control, for example, a button.

  3. Click the Actions tab.

  4. Click Create an action set.

  5. Click Add an action.

  6. Click All actions and then click Mobile search.

  7. Optional:

    Select the Display only selected categories check box and in the list of available categories, select the categories to display in the mobile search user interface control.

  8. Click Submit.

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