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Searching Custom Metadata Fields


Flywheel's search tool is a powerful way to interact with your data. Depending on how complex your query is, you can use basic search or advanced search to quickly filter results based on custom metadata fields.

Instruction Steps

Beyond the predefined search fields in the search toolbar, you can search for custom fields in the bottom text box.


Typing characters into this box will populate suggestions of Flywheel metadata fields. The format of the metadata field is a concatenation of the keys traversed separated by periods.


After selecting a search field, a new search box appears below the Custom Fields labeled with the selected field.


The object corresponds to the Custom Information object in the file information modal in the UI.


See our article on using advanced search for more information.