4. Search menu

Search

Displays the Search tool configured for a search session from the current caret position[8] to the end of the document.

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+F (F like Find).

Search Backwards

Displays the Search tool configured for a search session from the current caret position[8] to the beginning of the document.

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+F (F like Find).

Replace

Displays the Search tool configured for a search/replace session from the current caret position[8] to the end of the document.

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+M (M like Modify).

Replace Backwards

Displays the Search tool configured for a search/replace session from the current caret position[8] to the beginning of the document.

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+M (M like Modify).

Find Next

Search last searched string from the current caret position to the end of the document.

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+G (G like aGain).

Tip

The text selection, if any, is automatically used to initialize the Search field of the Search tool. As a consequence, in some cases, you don't need to use the Search tool at all. For example, selecting some text in the document and then directly pressing Ctrl+G (SearchFind Next) is the quickest way to find the next occurrence of the selected text in the document.

Find Previous

Search last searched string from the current caret position to the beginning of the document.

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+G (G like aGain).

Find Element

Displays the Find Element dialog box. This dialog box allows to select nodes specified using an XPath expression. This dialog box has a Simple tab which allows to perform most common search tasks without having to learn XPath. Arbitrarily complex XPath expressions are specified using the Advanced tab.

Keyboard shortcut: Esc f (F like Find).

Find Element Again

Repeat last search. The Find Element dialog box is not displayed because it is not needed to perform this operation.

Keyboard shortcut: Esc g (G like aGain).



[8] Turning off the "Start from current caret position" option allows to start searching from the beginning of the document (or from the end of the document depending on the Direction option).