Altium Designer Documentation

FindText

Created: May 3, 2019 | Updated: May 21, 2019

Parent page: PcbDrawing Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to find specific text or partial text in accordance with defined search options in the active Draftsman document (*.PCBDwf).

For a high-level look at how the Altium Draftsman Drawing System provides an interactive approach to the creation of production documentation for your PCBs, see Draftsman.

Access

This command can be accessed from the PcbDrawing Editor by:

  • Choosing the Edit » Find command from the main menus.
  • Using the Ctrl+F keyboard shortcut.

Use

After launching the command, the Find text (Draftsman) dialog will open. Use this dialog to specify the existing text to find, along with scoping and additional options. Once ready, click OK. The Find text - Jump (Draftsman) dialog will open, featuring available search results of the provided word.

Tip

The target string can contain the wildcard characters ? (single character) and * (any group of characters).

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