You can search for punches at Global level as well as at Punch list Module [Punch Item(s)] level.
Screenshot displaying the Search-box with the search criteria Everywhere (all projects & content) & Punch highlighted:
Users can search for Punch details by entering any keyword at Global level [highlighted by the red rectangle in the screenshot above] i.e. search for the keyword everywhere (all projects & contents) or can search for Punch list details by entering any keyword at the Punch level [highlighted by the yellow rectangle in the screenshot above] i.e. search for the keyword within the Punch list Dashboard of a project.
Keyword entered as search criteria at both Global and Punch level:
Assigned user name
According to the search criteria selected within the search-box and the keyword entered, the application will fetch the list of searched items and then display the search results accordingly.
Screenshot below displays search result at global level using keyword 'wall cleaning':
Screenshot below displays search result at punch level using keyword 'wall cleaning':
The Search Filter can be used to search for punches using filtering criteria with respect to punch description, punch Custom attributes, punch creator name & punch assignee name. The 'Search Filter' is shown in the screenshot below,