Search and Replace Dialog Boxes

These dialog boxes enable you to find and replace text strings in Vuser scripts and solutions.

Search Dialog Box

To access
  • Search > Quick Find
  • Search > Find in Files
Important information VuGen’s find mechanism does not perform a cyclic search and will stop when it reaches the end of the last file in the specified scope.
Tip: To perform another search, click Find Next at the end of the search.

User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets). Some of the UI elements in the table below only appear in the Quick Find dialog box, while others only appear in the Find in Files dialog box:

UI Element
Description
<Search-type drop-down>

Enables you to specify the type of search to perform: Quick Find or Find in Files.

Note: The Search dialog box user interface changes depending on the selection.

Find text
The text or expression to search for.
Shows the Regular Expression Builder. The Regular Expression Builder enables you to build a regular expression in the Find text box.
Regular Expression Indicates that the Find text string is a regular expression.
Scope
The scope of the search: Selection, Current Action, Current Script, or Entire Solution. You move the slide bar to indicate your selection.
Include in search
Indicates the entities to include in the search: Code editor, snapshots, and logs.
Directory For a "Find in Files" search, the folder that contains the files that will be searched.
Options Additional search options, such as case and whole word matching, or the direction of the search (for a Quick Find search).
Find Next
Finds the next occurrence of the text or regular expression in the Find text box.
Find All
Finds all occurrences of the text or regular expression that appears in the Find text box. The results appear in the Search Results pane. In the Search Results pane, you can:
  • Display the results by file, or as a flat list.
  • Right-click an entry and select Locate to show the corresponding text in the Vuser script or wherever it is located.
  • Right-click an entry and select Copy to copy the selected search result to the clipboard.
  • Right-click and select Copy All to copy all the search results to the clipboard.
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Replace Dialog Box

To access
Search > Quick Replace

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element
Description
Find text
Specify the text to search for.
Shows the Regular Expression Builder. The Regular Expression Builder enables you to build a regular expression in the Find text box.
Regular ExpressionSelect Regular Expression to indicate that the Find text string is a regular expression.
Replace withThe text that will replace the Find text.
Scope
The scope of the search: Selection, Current Action, Current Script, or Entire Solution. You move the slide bar to indicate your selection.
OptionsEnables you to specify search options, such as case and whole word matching, or the direction of the search.
Find Next
Finds the next occurrence of the text or regular expression in the Find text box.
ReplaceReplaces the selected text with the text in the Replace with box.

Replace All

Replaces all found occurrences of the text or regular expression in the Find text box with the text in the Replace with box.
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