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The Search feature in Structural Graphics allows you to search for objects in the hierarchical structure you are viewing.
The Search for Objects Dialog Box
Searching for Objects

The Search for Objects Dialog Box

The Search for Objects dialog box lets you decide how the system makes a search. The following fields are available:

Search string

Use this field to enter all or part of the name of the object(s) you want to find. A search is made on the object name.

Case sensitive

Use this field to indicate if the system should match the case in your entry in the Search string field. To match case, set the Case sensitive indicator.

Remove previous selection

You can keep the Search for Objects dialog box open and make several searches in sequence. Use this field if you have made a search and want to remove the settings for that search. To remove settings, set the Remove previous selection indicator.

See also:
Searching for Objects

Searching for Objects

Prerequisites

Use the Search for objects feature when you want to find an object or objects in a hierarchical structure. The search is made on the names of objects. You can enter all or part of the text. The system highlights any object that contains the string you enter.

The settings you enter are valid only during the current work session. However, you can save the settings for future work sessions, using the Save Options feature. The Search for objects feature is useful when you are working with large structures. The search includes all open view windows.

Procedure

  1. Choose Object _ Search for objects.
  2. The Search for Objects dialog box appears.
  3. Enter text in the Search string field, and set the Case sensitive and Remove previous selection indicators, if required.
  4. For more information on the settings, see The Search for Objects Dialog Box
  5. Choose Search.
  6. The system highlights objects that match your entry.
  7. To search for other objects:
    • Enter text in the Search string field, and set the Case sensitive and Remove previous selection indicators, if required.
    • Choose Search.
      The system highlights objects that match your entry.
  8. To exit the dialog box:
    • Select the Control Box.
    • A drop down menu appears.
    • Choose Close.

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