Searching HCL Connections from Microsoft Office and Outlook

Search for HCL Connections content from Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Before you begin

To perform these steps, you must be connected to an HCL Connections site. For more information, see Connecting to an HCL Connections site.


  1. Open a document or email.
  2. Click the HCL Connections tab.
  3. In the Search section, select an HCL Connections site to search if you connect to more than one.
  4. Type characters in the search field and click the magnifying glass icon to search those characters.
  5. Click Open Advanced Search to open HCL Connections and search from there.