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Draft it Help System

The complete Help system for Draft it is available on these pages.

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Find and Replace

Available in: Pro and Architectural

This searches the entire drawing for specific text strings. When the search produces a match an automatic zoom fills the window with the matching text string. If there are more than one Find Next button steps the next occurrence.

Select the 'Find & Replace Text' button Find & Replace button and the following text entry window appears.

Replace text window

There are two tab pages within the Find & Replace text command dialog box. The 'Replace' Tab is shown below.

Text to Replace: - Enter the text string to search for

Replace Text With: - Enter the replacement text

Search on Layer: - Search on a specific layer, the current layer, or ALL layers

Match Case - Option to Match only exact case matches

Match Whole Text - Only match entire string matches, exact matches that are part of a string are ignored

Find Next - Move to next match

Replace - Replace the current match with the replacement text

Replace all - Replace all matches within the drawing with the replacement text

When The 'Find tab is selected the display of the box changes as shown below. The features are as described above.

Find text window