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Refine by Asset Type

You can refine your search based on the type of asset. You can use the Asset Type filter for refining the search.

The Asset Type Filter

You can select All from the Asset Type filter to specify that the search is applicable to all types of assets. You can click a specific type of asset or click multiple assets based on your search requirement. Examples of data types are the following:
For example, when you select Table from the Asset Type list, Enterprise Data Catalog lists all the assets of type Table.

Adding Asset Types

By default, Enterprise Data Catalog does not list all the asset types in the Asset Type list. You can add asset types that are not displayed to the Asset Type list. You can then use these asset types to refine your search.
  1. 1. Click Add.
  2. 2. Start typing the name of the asset in the box. A list of matching asset types appears.
  3. 3. Select the asset type that you want. Enterprise Data Catalog refreshes the search results based on the type of selected asset.

Viewing all the Asset Types

You can view all the asset types that are not listed in the Asset Type list. You can then add the required asset types to the Asset Type list and refine your search.
  1. 1. Click Show All. The Select Asset Type dialog box appears.
  2. Note: The Show All option appears if the number of assets is more than five in the catalog.
  3. 2. From the Name column, select the types of assets
  4. 3. Click OK. Enterprise Data Catalog refreshes the search results based on the attribute selected.