Querying for records is Gopher's primary display tool. To Query for a record or records means to search the Gopher database for specific records and display them in one of the tabs. Gopher uses relational database technology for accessing records. All fields on every tab can be queried.
To Query for a record or records:
1. Select the Profile tab.
2. Click the button.
3. Move to the first field where a specific value is desired.
4. Type in a Query Operator and a Value (see Query criteria below).
5. Repeat steps 3) and 4) for all fields you want to use to select your records.
6. Click or press Ctrl + P to produce a Query list.
7. Move through the queried record(s).
1) To find all Profile records: click Profile tab, click Find button, type * in the First Name box and click the Do It button.
2) To find all clients at the company BlackDog Recruiting Software: click Profile tab, click Find button, type Black* in the Company Name box, select C in the A/C box and click the Do It button.
3) To find all active applicants that are software engineers who have the skill of JAVA: click Profile tab, click Find button, select A in the A/C box, select A in the Status box, select SWE in the Job Code box and type *JAVA* in the Skills box or select JAVA from the keyword table. Click the Do It button.
4) To find all applicants in the 310 area code who have the word Microsoft on their resume: click Profile tab, click Find button, type 310* in the Home Phone box, select A in the A/C box and type *Microsoft* in the ‘And Resume Contains’ box. Click the Do It button.
For a definition of the query operators that may be used when performing Finds, refer to “Query criteria” below.