Click any of the following links to learn how to perform some basic operations in SSSpider™ :
  • How to start a new search
  • How to add new search engines to the SSSpider Registry
  • How to update search engine sets
  • How to check search engines
  • How to postpone running new queries
  • How to start executing postponed queries
  • Keyboard navigation in SSSpider


    Watch the rest of demonstrations To start a new search:

    Drag and drop the NEW SEARCH picture onto a desired Search Set

    a) Enter a search phrase or key words in the "Search Phrase" field.
    b) If necessary, change the language of your search phrase or adjust other search options.
    c) Click the "New Search" picture, then drag and drop it onto a desired set of search engines in the left upper pane of the SSSpider main window.


    Watch the rest of demonstrations To add a new search engine to the SSSpider Registry:

    Select the pop-up menu item NEW

    Using the right mouse button, click the pane "Search Engines", then select the menu item "New". Visit the Kryloff Web site to see a list of SSSpider-compatible Search Engines Adding new (and powerful) engines may considerably improve the search quality of SSSpider reports.


    Watch the rest of demonstrations To update search engine sets:

    Drag and drop a selection of search engines on a Search Engine Set

    a) Go to the Search Engines pane in the left bottom corner of the SSSpider main window.
    b) Select one or several search engines, then drag and drop your selection onto a desired search set.


    Watch the rest of demonstrations To check search engines:

    Select the pop-up menu item CHECK

    a) Go to the Search Engines pane in the left bottom corner of the SSSpider main window.
    b) Select a search engine to check: a grayed out icon serves as an indicator that a particular engine needs checking.
    c) Click the icon using the right mouse button and select the menu item "Check ..."


    Watch the rest of demonstrations To postpone running new queries:

    Drag and drop the NEW SEARCH picture on the pane Query Folder

    Drag, then drop the "New Search" picture on the pane "Query Folder". This way you may first, enter one or several queries and save them in the Query Folder, then execute any or all of them at a later time.


    Watch the rest of demonstrations To start executing postponed queries:

    Drag and drop a selection of postponed queries onto a Search Set

    Drag, then drop your selection of postponed queries onto a desired Search Engine Set.


    Watch the rest of demonstrations Below are some basic keyboard shortcuts you may use in SSSpider:

  • Press Ctrl+Tab to switch between SSSpider windows;
  • Press Ctrl+N to create (or, Delete to delete) a new query folder, search engine or set;
  • Press F1 to get help; quick tips are also displayed at the bottom of the main SSSpider window.
  • The rest of keyboard shortcuts (such as, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V to copy and paste the Windows clipboard contents, and others) are identical to those of MS Windows and the rest of applications that are designed to work under the Windows platforms.