Most records, be they for individuals, machines, or organizations will have a name field; those that do not will display "[No name]" in their record output. For individuals, the name is in last-first order, with any title coming at the end: Smith, John Smith, John Q. Smith, John Q., III Other records typically have name fields like: Smith College Smith & James Co. You may specify any part of a name up to a space or comma, it will match everything starting with with that target: "Smith" would match all of the above records. "Smith, John" would find those three people above and plenty more. Additionally, "Smith, J" can be used to find all Smiths with a first initial of 'J'.

Don't forget about partial searches. A partial search on the name field is often what will find the record you're looking for. Refer to the OVERVIEW section for details.


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