Searching for external tests

To find an external test:

  1. Select Curriculum > External Tests Maintenance from the SynWeb main menu.
    The Set External Tests Search Criteria window is displayed.
  2. Type and select your search criteria in the fields.
  3. Click .

    Fields that have a drop-down list to choose from, such as Campus, are case sensitive and depend on how they have been set up in the database lookup tables. We recommend that you always select these fields from the drop-down list.

    The search results are displayed.
  4. Select the launch link of the test you wish to view.
    The selected external test is displayed.
  5. Click on the external test links on the left to navigate to other external tests.
  6. View the external test details. See Maintaining external test results.

Set External Tests Search Criteria key fields and buttons




Restrict results to tests with this text in their description.


Restrict results to tests of this type.


Restrict results to tests with these staff members.

Test Date From

Restrict results to tests that occurred after this date.

Active Only

Select to restrict the search results to active tests only.

Grid area fields



External Test

Launch link of the description of the external test.


Date the test is held on.

Test Type Code

Code of the test type.

# of Student(s)

Number of students enrolled in the test.


Staff member supervising the test.




Search for an external test based on the search criteria you have entered.

Clear the search criteria and start a new search.

Launch the Create External Test window to add a new external test to the database. See Creating external tests.