How can can i search for additional parameters in the search maps? Is it possible to add customs parameters?
In SLM 7 it was possible to do a global search, i can not find this option in SLM 8 anymore.
If you're talking about the search field that existed in the web interface, in the left-hand pane, below your name, I believe that was removed in SLM v8 due to a minimum of interest.
Custom fields should be available with the reports and web interface import for the same record type your custom fields were associated with. For example, if you created a custom field to go with the application records, you won't find it available with the computer record reports like All computers. It may be available with the reports that are a mix of records types like Applications per computer.
Because these are not out of the box fields, the code will not be able to anticipate how to use the field in reports and most likely you won't be able to build a search criteria around it. I suspect you'll need to include it as a column in a report, export the report, and then use Excel's features to use your custom field.
There is no global search functionality like we had in SLM7 unfortunately. You would have to search in the different category lists and the available objects are searchable by all columns, both visible and by the ones you select in the "Column Selector".
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