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Global Search Gives Inconsistent Results When Same Search Performed Using Two Different Pages (Doc ID 2175400.1)

Last updated on JULY 22, 2020

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise ELM Enterprise Learning Management - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 to 8.56 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Global Search returns different results when performing search from different pages.

Steps to Replicate Issue: 

1. Log in as Learner
2. From Menu Task bar,  Click on the Global Search Magnifying Glass icon.
3. Select “Learning” from the drop-down list.
4. Enter {word to search} in the Search box.
5. Click Search (>>) and note the number of rows returned. 
6. While on this page, Click on the Global Search icon (magnifying glass) again.
7. Enter {word to search} as the keyword and click on search. Note that the number of rows returned is now less than step 7.
8. Still on the same page, clear out the {word to search} keyword on the search box, just above the Search Results box, and hit search (>>).
9. Now click on the Nav Bar, top right icon, select navigator, then select “Learning Home”.
10. From the Learning Home page, select the Global Search icon,top right, and enter{word to search} as the search keyword.
11. Note the number of rows returned.


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