Overview of the main window

Main window of Copernic Desktop Search

The title bar displays the name of the software. Use the icon to minimize CDS to the system tray.

The menus offer useful options and commands to configure and customize CDS as well as help contents.

The desktop search category toolbar provides the buttons to switch desktop search categories. The number of matching results in other desktop search categories is displayed on these buttons.

The Search section is where you type your keywords.

The Refine section is where you type keywords to refine your search.

The search results list is the section of the main window that displays the search results.

The Preview section displays a software-based preview of the selected result.

Status bar indicates the current status of the application.

For a comprehensive description of each part of the application window, see Workspace elements.