You can search for an iManage document in the iManage app within Microsoft Teams.

  1. Browse to the iManage app in the App bar.
  2. Select the conversation box. 
  3. Type help and select Enter to view the list of supported commands.
    Type find followed by the the required search syntax and corresponding metadata to find the document. Select Enter.
  4. From the search results, select a document to either Preview or Edit

Figure: Document search in the iManage app


The search results displayed in the iManage app are visible only to the user performing the search and are not shared with any other users.

The following table explains the usage of search syntax.

Table: Search syntax and their operation





Search for a document

  1. Type find #<document number> and select Enter for document number search.
  2. Type find #<docnumber.version> and select Enter for document number search with the document's version.
  3. Type find #<work_libraryname!docnumber> and select Enter for Work library search with the document number.
  4. Type find#<work_libraryname!docnumber.version> and select Enter for Work library search with the document number and the document's version.
  5. Type find title <document title> or find title: <document title> and select Enter for document title search.
  6. Type find  keyword <search term> or find keyword: <search term> and select Enter for document keyword search.
  7. Type find @<author name> and select Enter for document author search.


View list of supported commands

Type help and select Enter to view a list of all supported commands.


Sign in to iManage Work

Type signin and select Enter to sign in to iManage.


Sign out of iManage Work

Type signout and select Enter to Sign out of iManage.

For information on configuring search type, setting the preferred database, and more, refer to Additional search information.