I was teaching a webinar on Thursday and I told the students about a personal options setting that will save you a click every time you open the Advanced Find dialog.
By default, the Details of the query are hidden, as you can see here:
To actually edit the query, you must click details button on the Ribbon:
Which will result in the query being editable, as you can see below:
To turn this option on permanently, select File, Options to display the personal options dialog.
Change the Advanced Find Mode from Simple to Detailed as shown below:
Click OK when you’re done.
From now on, the Advanced Find will default to showing details so you can immediately begin to alter the query.