06728702 is referenced by 950 patents.

According to one aspect of the present invention, a method includes displaying a search tool bar including a search icon. The method also includes displaying a search center pane after a user selects the search icon, wherein the search center pane includes a search frame. The method further includes selecting a search category from a dropdown list of search categories in the search frame. In addition, the method includes entering a search keyword. Furthermore, the method includes searching a database for data records matching the search category and the search keyword.

Title
System and method to implement an integrated search center supporting a full-text search and query on a database
Application Number
9/883765
Publication Number
6728702 (B1)
Application Date
June 18, 2001
Publication Date
April 27, 2004
Inventor
Matthew S Malden
San Francisco
CA, US
Marc Caltabiano
San Francisco
CA, US
Jian Jung Ying
Foster City
CA, US
Jason Zoss
Foster City
CA, US
Pavitra Subramaniam
Alameda
CA, US
Agent
Siebel Systems
US
Agent
James W Soong
US
Assignee
Siebel Systems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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