You can use the wild card search in on any field on the search screen in SageCRM. This example uses the wild card with the Company Name field. The wild card in CRM is the "%" symbol. The % wild card means 'contains the value.'
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If you like working with your keyboard, a number of hot keys are available to make it quicker and easier for you to perform certain tasks in the system. Different hot keys are available in different CRM screens. You can identify the availability of a hot key when you see that the a letter on the action button name is underlined.