- Text to find
The target character string to search for. The string can be on a
line or on multiple lines. Special characters like newline and tab
can be inserted using the contextual menu.
You can search for Unicode characters specified in the
\uNNNN format. Also, hexadecimal notation (
\xNNNN) and octal notation (
\0NNNN) can be used. Note that in this case you have to
check the Regular expression
checkbox. For example to search a space character you can use \u0020
- Replace with
The character string with which to replace the target. The string
for replace can be on a line or on multiple lines. Special
characters like newline and tab can be inserted using the contextual
Unicode characters can also be used in the Replace with area.
- The Find and Replace history buttons
The last find and replace operations history is available using
the buttons from the top of
the find or replace text area.
The character string with which to replace the target. It may
contain regexp group markers if the search expression is a regular
expression and the regular expression checkbox is checked.
Specify if the search direction is from current position to end of
file (forward direction) or to start of file (backward
Specify if the search is executed on all file or only on the lines
that were selected when the dialog was invoked. If the selection was
on a single line the search is executed on all the file.
Execute a find operation for the next occurrence of the target and
Execute a replace operation for the target followed by a find
operation for the next occurrence.
- Replace all
Execute a replace operation in the entire scope of the
Execute a replace operation starting from current target until the
end of the document, in the direction specified by the current
selection of the Direction switch (forward or
- Case sensitive
When checked, operations are case sensitive.
- Whole words only
When checked only whole occurrences of a word will be included in
- Search also in tags
When checked, operation will include content of the start and end
tags of the XML elements.
When checked, search operation is started for every letter typed
in or deleted. The first match that obeys the checked conditions
will be highlighted.
- Regular expression
When checked allows using any regular expression in PERL
- Wrap around
Continues the find from the start (end) of the document after
reaching the end (start) if the search is in forward (backward)