Search and Replace Objects

Updated: 05/30/2023

This function allows you to search and select objects and replace characters and IDs.
The dialog is modeless, so you can work on your model with the search dialog displayed.
You can also search for frequently used objects and use it as a shortcut for object selection.

Searching for Objects

The dialog box is displayed from the [Edit] menu -> [Search and Replace].
Ctrl + F can also be used to display the dialog box.

You can search by entering a string.

Case sensitive:
You can perform the search with or without case sensitivity.

Click on the icon to narrow down the type.
All can be changed at once by turning All on / All off.
All selections

Select all objects at once.
Click again to deselect.

Synchronize selections with the canvas

Check this box to synchronize the selection state of the canvas with the Find and Replace dialog.
Select one of the following methods

Synchronize from canvas to dialog:
The selection of objects in the canvas will be reflected in the Find and Replace dialog.

Synchronize from dialog to canvas:
The selection of objects in the Find and Replace dialog will be reflected in the canvas.

Replacing Objects

Object names and IDs can be replaced.

Select the object you want to replace and enter the text before and after the replacement.
In this case, as an example, we will replace the word “ink” with “paint”.

Click the [Replace] button in the lower right corner to complete the replacement and replace “Ink” with “Paint”.

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