Find and replace in IDE

  1. last week

    Hello,
    is there a possibility to find and replace in marked text?
    I tried to do that simple thing but it doesn't work.

    Half a decade (Realbasic) i have to work with things like notepad.
    Google results are very old too.
    Who can help?

    @Peter M Ok, it works.
    You have to "find" the text
    then you have to search in the results for the text to replace and mark it (ctrl + LMB).
    Then it works with the replace button.
    Why not easier?
    To mark directly in the code is not possible?

    No, that's not quite right.

    Select the text that you want to Find and Replace within. Then bring up the Find panel. Now you can enter your Find text, your Replace text, select the fourth of the filter buttons and hit All.

  2. Andrew L

    Mar 26 San Francisco, CA, USA

    It's one of the buttons on the find pane.

  3. Beatrix W

    Mar 26 Pre-Release Testers, Third Party Store Europe (Germany)

    The right-most one to be more precise.

  4. Ok, it works.
    You have to "find" the text
    then you have to search in the results for the text to replace and mark it (ctrl + LMB).
    Then it works with the replace button.
    Why not easier?
    To mark directly in the code is not possible?

  5. Gavin S

    Mar 26 Pre-Release Testers, Xojo Pro, Forum Moderators, MVP Answer UK

    @Peter M Ok, it works.
    You have to "find" the text
    then you have to search in the results for the text to replace and mark it (ctrl + LMB).
    Then it works with the replace button.
    Why not easier?
    To mark directly in the code is not possible?

    No, that's not quite right.

    Select the text that you want to Find and Replace within. Then bring up the Find panel. Now you can enter your Find text, your Replace text, select the fourth of the filter buttons and hit All.

  6. Ok, now i have it! It' s good hidden and a little non-intuitive. Since Win98 Notepad works self explaining!
    Thanks Gavin!

  7. Emile S

    Mar 26 Europe (France, Strasbourg)

    This part of the IDE needs some refactoring (some people would have said “need love“).

    Very uneasy to search all occurences displayed there.

    Nothing displayed there can be copied (error messages for example).

    Sorry: there may be more, but it was days ago the last time I fired Xojo, I may forgot things.

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