Searching for a document can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. Pincette provides powerful search tools to alleviate the problem. First, a full-text index is maintained for all versions of all documents. Second, meta-data is extracted from the documents and organized in a multi-dimensional hierarchy, which can be browsed through in any possible direction. This converges to the target document very quickly.

Yet more powerful is the combination of full-text search and meta-data. It lets you ask questions such as "Which are the PDF documents in this project containing these terms?". Proper organization of meta-data will greately increase the power of this tool.

A few peculiar aspects of search in Pincette are that: