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Finding Word at Caret

This command lets you find occurrences of the current word independently on its structural meaning - it can be anything in your document: an identifier or a keyword in the code, a word in a string literal or a comment, an XML tag or attribute, or even a number. If any matches are found, you can quickly navigate between them.

Note that this command is case-sensitive.

To find the word at caret, do one of the following

  • On the main menu, choose Edit | Find | Find Word At Caret.
  • Use Ctrl+F3 keyboard shortcut.

To navigate between the occurrences of the word at caret

  1. Press F3 to go to the next occurrence.
  2. Press Shift+F3 to go to the previous occurrence.
Last modified: 5 April 2017