Altium Designer Documentation

FindNextSelected

Modified by Susan Riege on Feb 19, 2019

Parent page: TextEdit Commands

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


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to find the next occurrence of the currently selected text in the active document.

Access

This command can be accessed from the Text Editor (or any coding-aware variant of the Text Editor), by:

  • Choosing the Edit » Find Next Selected command from the main menus.
  • Using the Ctrl+Shift+F keyboard shorcut.

Use

First, ensure the text string that you want to search for is selected in the document editing window.

After launching the command, the next occurrence of the selected text will become selected. Use the command repeatedly to sequence through all other occurrences.

Tips

  1. This feature essentially performs a text search using the Find Text dialog, with the selected text used as the entry for the Text to find field. All search criteria options that were last specified when performing a text search using the Find Text dialog, will be applied using this feature.
  2. Enable the Find selected text on Find Next option, on the Text Editors - General page of the Preferences dialog, to use the Find Next command to quickly find subsequent occurrences of the currently selected text, instead of the text that was used in the original find text action.

 

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