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June 28, 2023
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How-to Streamline NetSuite Record Searching with Global Search Prefixes

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NetSuite is a powerful tool that can improve business processes and insights. However, for many users, the robust nature of the tool can make doing some basic tasks seem daunting. But fear not; ServiceRocket has the expertise to help you succeed.

In ServiceRocket’s How-To Tip series, our team of experts share answers to the most commonly asked “how-to” questions. In this installment, find out how to quickly use global search prefixes to find your NetSuite records.

How-to Search NetSuite Records Using Global Prefixes

Finding the right NetSuite record can sometimes be a chore. But with global search prefixes, it doesn’t have to be. To help you quickly find records within your NetSuite account, follow these three simple steps:

  1. Choose the Record Type Prefix you want to use in your search. For example, you can select the "con" prefix for the "contact" record type.
  2. In the Global Search Bar, enter the prefix followed by a colon (:) and the name of the record.
  3. Select the record you are searching for.

You can repeat the above steps for other record types as well. You can find a full list of global search prefixes here. For a visual walkthrough, check out the video below:

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