Subject: Searching layers by name



To search for layers by name

   1   Do one of the following to choose Explore Layers ():

   On the ribbon, choose Home > Explore Layers (in Layers) or choose Tools > Layers (in Explorer).

   On the menu, choose Format > Explore Layers or choose Tools > Explorer > Explore Layers.

   On the Explorer toolbar, click the Explore Layers tool.

   Type explayers and then press Enter.

   2   In the Explorer toolbar, type the search name, including the following wildcards:

   * Matches any character or series of characters.

   ? Matches a single character.

   # Matches any numerical character.

   @ Matches any alphabetic character.

   . Matches any character that is not alphabetic or numeric.

   [ ] Matches any of the characters inside the brackets.

   ~ Matches any characters except for those after the tilde.

   [~] Matches any of the characters except for those inside the brackets.

   [-] Matches a range of characters inside the brackets.

   Matches the exact characters located  after the quote mark. This is most often used when searching for layer names that include wildcards, for example, @Floor or Field#.

   3   To view all layers again in the list, delete the search term.

   4   Click OK.

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