All key fields are defined as plain text fields even if they contain all numbers (like emplid) or dates.

Search strings are the specific characters you want the search to find within the key field specified. Text search strings are NOT case sensitive.

The student’s birth date source may have been entered in any format. The following search string formats are most common: mm/dd/yy, mm-dd-yy, mm/dd/yyyy and mm-dd-yyyy


Spaces are valid text search string characters. Be careful of including blank spaces when copying and pasting search string text