The Search Files tool gives you a convenient way of performing searches on directories, individual files or systems. You can create a Search Files tool by choosing
Tools > Search Files
in the Podiumor use the keyboard accelerator described in Displaying tools using the keyboard. You can also start context-dependent searches, for example by choosing
Edit > Search Files...
Works > Systems > Search Files...
, or from editor command such as
Out of necessity, this chapter makes some references to other tools in the environment which you may not yet be familiar with. However, this chapter does not assume any prior knowledge of these tools.
Figure 16.1 The Search Files tool
The Search Files tool has the following areas:
The toolbar contains a dropdown list that chooses the kind of search to perform (
was used in the screenshot above). There are also buttons to start and stop a search, and to perform a query replace operation on the matched lines.
area lets you specify what to search for and where to search. This area is filled in or partly filled in automatically when you start a context-dependent search. You can also enter suitable values directly, or modify the existing values.
The filter area lets you restrict the search results displayed in the main area.
The main area displays the results of the last search in a tree. You can expand each file to showed the matched lines within it.
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