Search and Replace - Multiple Files


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To open the search panel for files, press Ctrl + Shift + F. You can use the keyboard to control the search panel and some search actions:

Toggle Regular Expressions Alt + R
Toggle Case Sensitivity Alt + C
Toggle Exact matches Alt + W
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Search Scope

The Where field in the search panel determines where to search. You can define the scope of the search in several ways:

  • Adding individual directories (Unix-style paths, even on Windows)
  • Adding/excluding files based on a pattern
  • Adding symbolic locations (<open folders>, <open files>)

You can combine these filters separing them with commas, for example:

/C/Users/Joe/Top Secret,-\*.html,<open files>

Press the ... button in the search panel to display a menu containing these options.

Results Format

In the search panel, you can find the following options to customize the results format:

  • Show in Separate Buffer/Output Panel
  • Show Context