Media Plan - Search Options

The media plan provides a Search feature in the planning and analytics mode. You enter keywords or numbers along with special characters. The matching results appear on the media or campaign plan. The search results with matching characters display the highlighted text, line item, and associated property and vendor. The following media and campaign plan fields are available for the search feature.

Planning and Analytics Mode - Available Search Fields and Results

Name

Highlight Results
Vendor

Characters highlight in the vendor name

Property

Characters highlight in the property name

Line Item description

Characters highlight in the description

Flight

Characters highlight in the description

Details

format

Letter(s) highlight on the line item

platform

Letter(s) and number(s) highlight on the line item.

sizes

Number(s) highlight on the line item
Dates

starts

Number(s) highlight on the line item
ends Number(s) highlight on the line item
data thru

Number(s) highlight on the line item

Note: Data thru is not applicable in the planning mode.

Units (Planning) or Contract (Analytics)

rate type Letters(s) highlight on the line item

As you enter the characters in the Search, the matching results are highlighted in the available fields on the media or campaign plan. The vendor, property, and the line item properties appear. When you enter characters that do not match a vendor, property, line item description, or Details field, the line items are not visible. Refer to examples in the search field and the results:

Alpha and Numeric Search Examples

Alpha Match Results

Numeric Match Results

As you search a vendor and property as a pair or separately, the line items appear based on the following results:

Vendor and Property Use Cases

Matching Search Case

Results

Property and Vendor pair

Property and Vendor names are highlighted with the key characters.

Line items (and flights) are visible.

Property

Property name is highlighted with the key characters. (Vendor is visible.)

Line items (and flights) under the property are visible.

Vendor

Vendor name is highlighted with the key characters. (Property is visible.)

Line items (and flights) under the property are visible.

Vendor and Property Search Examples

Blank Search field for Vendor and Property (Pair)

Search Results - Keyword Match with Visible Vendor and Property (Pair) and Line Items

The line item description or Details field are visible with the highlighted characters when the Search keywords match. Only the matched, visible line items display the media plan totals.

Keyword Search - Totals Example

Blank Search field - Totals

Search Results - Keyword Match with Visible Totals

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