Bugzilla - Simple Search

The Simple Search feature is useful in finding a specific bug. It works like the web search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc. The user needs to enter some keywords and then search.

Following are steps for using the simple search feature −

Step 1 − Click on the Search hyperlink in the header of the homepage.

Search Hyperlink

Step 2 − Click on the Simple Search section as shown in the following screenshot.

Simple Search Tab

Step 3 − Choose the Status of the bug from the list to filter. Then, choose the Product from the list and enter some Keywords related to the bug. Click on the Search button.


Step 4 − The result will be as shown in the following screenshot.

Search Product Result

Step 5 − At the bottom of the search page, there are various options like how to see your bug - in XML Format, in Long Format or just as a Time Summary. Apart from that, the other option can be used – like sending a mail to the bug assignee, change several bugs at once or change the column of the screen, etc.

Long Format