Creating custom search group:
1) Run File Search Assistant
2) Select "Custom Search Groups" in
"Edit" menu. Then click "Add" button.
3) Now you should put necessary text in all the
fields. Comments below will help you:
"Name" - is the name of new search
For example, it can be "Self-Help Experience"
or "Support Archive".
"File Mask" - mask for files you want to
search for. Leave "*.*" if you want to search for
You can specify specific extension to speed up search -
for example .pdf to search text in Adobe Acrobat files (for
example, for product manuals).
"Icon File" - specify any file you want
to use as a source of icon.
It is handy to have Adobe Acrobat
icon for .pdf manuals and htm document
icon for archive of on-line forum.
4) Now click "Add path" button to add
search folder(s). Note: You can associate several folders
with one search group.
For example, you can add "..\Company's
Knowledgebase\On-Line Forum Archive" and
"..\Company's Knowledgebase\Support Archive\Common
Support Archive" to one search group - "Customer's
5) Click "Add" button. Then click
"Close" button (if you don't want to add any other
6) Make sure new search group appeared in
"Search in" dropdown list. Selecting this search
group will prepare FSA to search in specified above
folder(s) for files with specified mask.