Squadcast Search

Use the global search bar to look for incidents, documentation or other entities within the platform

Basic commands

Search requires some basic commands to work with.

  • Once in search, autocompletes can be provided with Tab
  • Use CTRL + SPACE to view autocomplete
  • Access search helps within search by typing in ?:
  • To execute a command use CMD + ENTER for Mac and CTRL + ENTER for Windows

goto

goto enables instant navigation when used along with profile.

  • Activate the global search bar using CMD/CTRL + SHIFT + K
  • Type in goto and enter
  • Type in profile and then search for users by their email address
  • CMD/CTRL + Return/Enter to navigate to the user’s profile

Help

Now you can navigate to alert source integration documents directly through the search. Type in help: and then the keyword or name of the documentation you want to search for.

Search through Incidents

Search incidents with queries. We support a set of tokens to fine-tune the results. Supported tokens can be viewed in the search help by typing ?:

Search through Postmortems

Search postmortems with queries from the Global Search Bar

We support a set of tokens to fine-tune the results. Supported tokens can be viewed in the search help by typing ?:

You can search for Postmortems through Incident Message and Description, Impacted Service, Created After, Created Before and Postmortem Content.

Example Use Case:

I want to look for a postmortem that contains the string jira in its Incident Message.

  • Type in ?: if you want to look up the query token
  • Type in in: postmortem message "jira"
  • Hit Command + Enter

Your search results that match this query will be populated as shown below

Search also provides history of queries. Search history is specific to a user with respect to the Organization.