Mobile Advanced Inventory Search (v1.16)

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The Handle Inventory app has filters and a keyword search for quick searches. Many times users need to be more specific in their searches. CustomerTRAX has added the desktop advanced searching capabilities to the mobile inventory app (phone and tablet).

Keyword search

  1. To begin searching tap in the search bar
  2. The keyword search is activated
    1. Here you can search by several commonly used fields (Make, Model, Serial #, and Reg. #)
      Keyword     Keyword

Advanced Search

  1. Tap below in the Advanced Search builder to do more complex searches
    1. This works independently of the keyword search
      Adv-Active     Adv-Active
  2. Add Fields
    1. Select one or multiple fields
      Adv-Active     Field-Add
  3. Tap ‘Edit’ to remove fields or change the order
    Adv-Active     Field-Edit
  4. Change Operator
    1. Operator will depend on field type
      1. Text fields = Exclude, Equal, Contains, Starts with…
      2. Numeric fields = Greater than, Less than…
        Field-View     Field-Operator
  5. Pre-loaded lists
    1. Some fields have ‘Lists’ to pick from pre-loaded values
    2. Tap ‘List’
    3. Choose Values
      Field-View     List-Add
  6. Enter one or more values into the search fields
    1. If there are more values than are visible in field, you can scroll or swipe to the side to see all entered values
    2. Tap the ‘x’ to remove values
    3. Tap into search field to edit or add new values

Search Results

  1. List (phone only)
  2. Grid

Saved Search

  1. Create a saved search to retrieve and use later
    Adv-Created     Saved-Create
  2. Access Saved Searches from the ‘Saved’ tab
    1. Saved Searches are synchronized and will be available on any device you use (Desktop, phone, tablet)
  3. Edit – Saved Search
    1. When you make changes to a saved search ( add/remove fields, edit values, change operators), the changes will ONLY exist locally on that device
    2. Edited saved searches will be indicated in the saved search name with * (asterisks)
    3. If you want to save these changes you will need to select ‘Save’
      1. The saved search name will default to the current search; so you can save over the existing search
      2. Enter a different name to create a new search

Optimized for iPad

The tablet app has all of the same functionality as the phone version, with the advanced search features located in a slide out menu on the left.


From the grid view with advanced search collapsed, you can select Saved Searches from popup list.


Mobile Advanced Inventory Search (v1.16)