Find Record

In forms or database tables, you can search through data fields, list boxes, and check boxes for specific values.

To access this command...

Find Record icon on the Table Data bar and Form Design bar.

Find Record Icon

Nadji Zapis

U tra┼żenju tabele,polja podataka trenutne tabele su pretra┼żivana .Kod pretra┼żivanja forme,polja podataka tabele povezana sa formom su pretra┼żena


The search described here is carried out by LibreOffice. If you want to use the SQL server to search in a database, then you should use the Form-based Filters icon on the Form bar.

Pretraga funkcija je dostupna za kontrole tabele. Kad se poziva funkcija za pretragu iz kontrole tabele, mo┼żete pretra┼żivati svaku kolonu iz tabele koja odgovara kolonoma iz povezane baze podataka.


Specifies the type of search.


Enter the search term in the box or select it from the list. The text under the cursor is already copied into the Text combo box. Note that while running a search in a form, tabs and line breaks cannot be processed.

Your search terms will be saved as long as the table or the form document is open. If you are running more than one search and you would like to repeat the search term, you can select a previously used search term from the combo box.

Sadr┼żaj polja je NULL

Na─Ĺena polja koja sadr┼że podatke.

Sadr┼żaj polja nije NULL

Na─Ĺena polja koja sadr┼że podatke.

Gdje tra┼żiti

odre─Ĺuje polja za tra┼żenje


Specifies the logical form in which you want the search to take place.


The Form combo box is only visible if the current document is a form document with more than one logical form. It does not appear during a search in tables or queries.

Form documents may contain multiple logical forms. These are individual form components, which are each linked to a table.

The Form combo box contains the names of all logical forms for which controls exist.

Sva polja

Searches through all fields. If you are running a search in a table, all fields in the table will be searched. If you are running a search in a form, all fields of the logical form (entered under Form) will be searched. If you are running a search in a table control field, all columns that are linked to a valid database table field will be searched.

Note that the fields of the current logical form do not have to be identical to the fields of the form document. If the form document contains fields that point to multiple data sources (that is, multiple logical forms), the All Fields option will only search for the fields linked to data sources in the form document.

jedno polje

Pretra┼żi posebno polje.


Definiše postavke za pretragu.


Odre─Ĺuje vezu izme─Ĺu pretrage i sadr┼żaja polja. sljede─çe opcije su dostupne:



anywhere in the field

Vra─ça sva polja koja sadr┼że pretragu u polju .

Po─Źetak polja

Vra─ça sva polja koja sadr┼że pretragu na po─Źetku polja .

Kraj polja

Vra─ça sva polja gdje je pretraga na kraju polja.

─îitavo polje

Vra─ça sva polja koja sadr┼że pretragu kao pravu podudarnost sa sadr┼żajem polja.


If the Wildcard expression check box is marked, this function is not available.

Apply field format

Odre─Ĺuje da svi formati polja su uzeti u obzir u pretrazi trenutnog dokumenta. Formati polja su vidljivi ako su kreirana koriste─çi sljede─çe mogu─çnosti:

  1. in table design mode for field properties,

  2. in data source view on column formatting,

  3. in forms on control properties.

If the Apply field format box is marked, the data source view of the table or form is searched using the formatting set there. If the box is not marked, the database is searched using the formatting saved in the database.


You have a date field, which is saved in "DD.MM.YY" format in the database (for example, 17.02.65). The format of the entry is changed in the data source view to "DD MMM YYYY" (17 Feb 1965). Following this example, a record containing February 17 is only found when the Apply field format option is on:

Apply field format

Tra┼żi obrazac


"Feb" is returned, but not "2".


"2" is returned, but not "Feb".

Preporu─Źeno je da uvijek tra┼żite koriste─çi format polja.

The following examples show possible issues when searching without field formatting. These issues depend on the database used and only occur for certain internal default formatting:

Rezultati pretrage


"5" returns "14:00:00" as a time.

Time fields are not defined for dBASE databases and must be simulated. To internally display the time "14:00:00", a "5" is necessary.

"00:00:00" returns all records of a standard date field.

Baza podataka spašava vrijednost datuma koristeći kombinaciju polja datum/vrijeme.

"45.79" does not return "45.79" although the entire field option is selected under Position.

The view shown does not match what is stored internally. For example, if value "45.789" is stored in the database as a field of type "Number/Double" and the shown formatting is set to display only two decimals, "45.79" is only returned in searches with field formatting.

Standardno formatiranje je formatiranje koje se odnosi na interne spasene podatke . Nije uvijek vidljivo korisniku, posebno ako je kori┼íteno za simuliranje tipa podataka (naprimjer, polja vremena u dBase bazi podataka). To zavisi od kori┼ítene baze i individualnog tipa podataka . Pretragom sa formatom polja preporu─Źljivo je da samo ako ┼żelite da na─Ĺete ono sto je trenutno prikazano. To uklju─Źuje polja tipa datum/vrijeme i broj/duplo.

However, searching without Apply field format is appropriate for larger databases with no formatting issues, because it is faster.

If you are searching the values of check boxes, and Apply field format is on, then you will receive a "1" for marked check boxes, a "0" for unmarked check boxes, and an empty string for undefined (tristate) check boxes. If the search has been carried out with Apply field format set to off, you will see the language-dependent default values "TRUE" or "FALSE".

If you use Apply field format when searching in list boxes, you find the text displayed in list boxes. If you do not use Apply field format, you will find the contents corresponding to the standard field format.

Podudaranje slu─Źaja

Specifies that upper and lower case are taken into consideration during the search.

Pretraga unazad

Odre─Ĺuje da ─çe pretraga se izvr┼íavati unazad od zadnja dva reda.

S vrha/S dna

Restarts the search. A forward search restarts with the first record. A backwards search restarts with the last record.

Wildcard izraz

You can use the following wildcards:





Za ta─Źno jedan arbitrarni znak

"?loppy" vra─ça "Floppy"

"M?ller" vra─ça Miller and Moller


for 0 or more arbitrary characters

"*-*" vra─ça "ZZIP-Drive" and "CD-ROM"

"M*er" returns all entries starting with an "M" and ending in "er" (for example, Miller, Moller, Mather)

If you want to search for the actual characters ? or *, precede them with a backslash: "\?" or "\*". However, this is only necessary when Wildcard expression is enabled. When the option is not enabled, the wildcard characters are processed like normal characters.

Regularni izraz

Searches with regular expressions. The same regular expressions that are supported here are also supported in the LibreOffice Find & Replace dialog.

Searching with regular expressions offers more options than searching with wildcard expressions. If you search with regular expressions, the following characters correspond to those used in searches with wildcards:

Pretraga sa wildcard ekspresijom

Pretraga sa regularnom ekspresijom omogu─çuje vise opcija nego sa pretragom sa wildcard ekspresijom. Ako pretra┼żujete sa regularnom ekspresijom,sljede─çi karakteri odgovaraju onima koji se koriste u wildcard-u:





Tra┼żenje sli─Źnosti

Find terms that are similar to the Find text. Select this checkbox, and then click the Similarities button to define the similarity options.

Match character width (only if Asian languages are enabled)

Distinguishes between half-width and full-width character forms.

Sounds like (Japanese) (only if Asian languages are enabled)

Lets you specify the search options for similar notation used in Japanese text. Select this checkbox, and then click the Sounds button to specify the search options.

Sets the search options for similar notation used in Japanese text.

Tretiraj kao jednako

Specifies the options to be treated as equal in a search.


Specifies the characters to be ignored.


The State line shows the records returned by the search. If the search reaches the end (or the beginning) of a table, the search is automatically continued at the other end.

In very large databases, finding the record in reverse search order can take some time. In this case, the status bar informs you that the records are still being counted.


If the search is successfully completed, the corresponding field in the table is highlighted. You can continue the search by clicking the Search button again. You can cancel a search process by clicking the Cancel button.


Closes the dialog. The settings of the last search will be saved until you quit LibreOffice.

If several tables or forms are open, you can set different search options for each document. When you close the documents only the search options of the document last closed are saved.

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