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Search for Users

On the Administrator Panel, in the Users section, select Users.

The search fields change based on the selection you make in the Options list.

  1. Select a search condition from the Options list.
  2. The search fields change to match the selection.

Search for all users you have permission to view

  1. From the Options list, select User Information.
  2. In the Search list, select any user profile field.
  3. Select the Not Blank search condition.
  4. Select Go.

Search by user profile information

  1. From the Options list, select User Information.
  2. In the Search list, select whether to search the Username, First Name, Last Name, or Email Address fields of the user profile.
  3. Select a search condition from the list: Contains, Equal To, Starts With, or Not Blank.
  4. Select Go.

Search by course or organization enrollment

  1. From the Options list, select Enrollments.
  2. Select a search condition from the list: Equal To, Greater Than, or Less Than.
  3. Enter the number of courses or organizations.
  4. Select whether to search by Courses or by Organizations.
  5. Select Go.

Search by login date

  1. From the Options list, select Last Login.
  2. Select a search condition from the list: Before, After, or Never.
  3. Enter a date or select the calendar icon to select a date.
  4. Select Go.

Search by system role

For Windows, to select multiple items in a list, press the Shift key and select the first and last items. To select items out of sequence, press the Ctrl key and select each item needed. For Macs, press the Command key instead of the Ctrl key.

  1. From the Options list, select System Roles.
  2. Select the role in the Items to Select box and select the right-pointing arrow to move the selection to the Selected Items box.
    • To move all roles, select Select All and select the arrow to move the roles to the other box.
    • To reverse the selection in either box, select Invert Selection.
    • To remove roles from the search criteria, select the role in the Selected Items box and select the left-pointing arrow to move the roles to the Items to Select box.
  3. Select Go.

In the search results, open the user's menu to change the user's account availability, edit the user's profile, or perform other actions that you have privileges to do. Select the user's email address to send a message.