Search for Reports
Sometimes the easiest way to find the right report is to perform a basic report search. The Appraisal Desktop provides three different ways for you to search for the reports you need:
The simple or “basic” find tool provides a quick way to locate reports by searching through your files for a certain phrase. As you use the simple find tool, keep in mind that it searches through all fields in your report, so a search for “123” may bring up reports with an address of “123” and with a Map Reference number containing “123.” To use the simple find tool…
The advanced find tool helps you get around the limitations of WinTOTAL’s basic find. With advanced find, you can combine a series of fields together into a very specific search or you can just ensure that your search for “123” limits results to those containing “123” in the address field. To use the advanced find tool…
As you continue to work up new reports, WinTOTAL keeps track of the latitude and longitude it finds for each new subject property. Over time, this can assist you in finding suitable reports that you can use to merge in relevant report data or flag as potential comps for a new report. If you want to find a series of reports within a certain distance of another report…
|Hint: Alternately, you can right-click the file and choose Search within ½, 1, or 5 miles from the menu that appears.|
All reports within your specified radius then appear in the reports list on the right. Click Clear at the top of the list to reset the search criteria and display all reports.