Subject: Finding and replacing text
You can search and optionally replace text throughout a drawing, within a layout, or within selected entities.
CADdirect searches and displays a list of matching text. Each found text item has an associated entity type to help you identify its location in the drawing. Entity types can include single-line text, multiline text, dimension leaders, hyperlinks, alternate text, paperspace, and modelspace. Note that sometimes dimension text is listed as multiline text because of the way dimensions are created.
• Choose Edit > Find and Replace.
• On the Standard toolbar, click the Find and Replace tool.
• Type find and then press Enter.
2 In Find What, type the text you want to search for, or select previously entered text from the list.
3 In Find Where, select the location where you want to search:
• Entire drawing Searches the entire drawing.
• Current layout Searches the current layout only.
• Selected entities Searches selected entities only. You can click () to switch to the drawing temporarily and select entities.
4 In Text Types, select the text types you want to include in the search.
5 In Search Options, select the desired search options.
6 Click Find to displays a list of all matching text.
7 To replace text, do the following:
• In Replace With, enter or select the new text.
• In the list of found text, select the text to replace.
• Click Replace.
Use a shortcut for replacing text.
8 Click Done.
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