You can replace single results or multiple results
with the replacement text string you specified. You can also test a
single result before replacing it. Depending on the type of
document that contains the search result, the following occurs when
a replacement is made:
The result is replaced with the replacement text and the database
record updated. The form containing the search result is not
opened; to see the location of the search result before or after
the replacement is made, use the Go To command.
The Cicode file containing the matched text loads (if it is not
loaded already), the replacement is made, and the file saved.
page opens in the Graphics Builder (if it is not already) and the
replacement made. If the page is open and contains unsaved changes,
you're instructed to save or discard the changes before making the
replacement. If there are multiple changes to be made to the same
graphics page, the page remains open until every change has been
found text is replaced with the replacement text and the file is
Note: Replacements cannot be undone once
performed. take care to check your replacements before making them,
especially when working with multiple replacements.
To test a result:
With the result you want to test
highlighted, click Test. A dialog box appears
showing the result of the text replace.
to accept the text replacement, or click Cancel.
To replace a single result:
With the result you want to
replace highlighted, click Replace. The
replacement is made and the result removed from the Results window.
The next result in the list is then selected.
To replace multiple results:
With the search results you want
to replace listed in the Results window, click Replace All. A confirmation dialog appears.
The replacements are made and
removed from the Results window. (Replacements that are not made
remain in the results list. This will occur if, for example, you
try to replace a property that is read-only.)
Note: Clicking Stop
during this process does not undo any replacements already
When attempting to make a replacement, you might
encounter an alert message that alerts you of project-related
issues be aware of before making a replacement. For details, see
Find and Replace