ArcObjects Library Reference (CatalogUI)  

ISearchEngine Interface

Provides access to members that control the operation of the search engine.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Desktop.


Read/write property Enabled Indicates if the search engine is enabled.
Method ExecuteAsynchronous Executes the query asynchronously.
Read-only property IsExecuting Indicates if the search is currently executing.
Read-only property Name Name of the search engine.
Write-only property Query Query that will be executed.
Method Stop Cancels an ongoing search (if it is currently executing).

CoClasses that implement ISearchEngine

CoClasses and Classes Description
CatalogSearchEngine A search engine that looks in the Catalog for objects that match the search criteria.
FileSystemXmlSearchEngine A search engine that looks on the file system for XML files that match the search criteria.
MetadataServiceEngine Metadata Service Search Engine.