Find tool window
The Find tool window displays the results of the following searches:
- Structural search and replace
Find Usages of a data source, a table, or a column.
The Find tool window can contain several tabs. By default, search results are updated in the current tab on every search. To show the results of each search in a separate tab, right-click the tool window title bar, and then select .
By default, the Find tool window appears at the bottom of the screen. It has a toolbar with a set of buttons, a pane of results, and additional buttons for Replace in Path, and Refactoring Preview operations.
Tooltip and Shortcut
Click this button to open one of the Find Usages dialogs, which corresponds to the symbol. You can edit the search settings and click button to execute the modified search query.
Repeat the last search.
Close the current tab or the tool window. This button is not available in Replace in Path and Refactoring Preview dialogs.
Click this button to pin or unpin the current tab. You may need to pin a tab to prevent it from closing automatically when the maximum number of tabs is reached in this window.
Use these buttons to have all nodes expanded or collapsed.
Navigate to the previous/next element in the tab of results.
Click this icon to open the menu for the following grouping options:
Show import statements
This button is available for Find Usages only.
If this button is pressed, the search results include the usages in the import statements.
Click this icon to open the Preview pane next to the search results.
Context menu commands
Run the action again and show the results on the same tab.
Jump to Source
Navigate to the selected item in the source code.
For an excluded item: include the item in the list of results.
Exclude the selected item from the list of results. (Excluded items are shown strikethrough.)
When you carry out the Replace All or the Do Refactor command, the excluded items are not affected.
Remove the selected item from the list of results.
Recent Find Usages
Show the list of recent searches. Select an item in the list to see the search results.
Export to Text File
Save the contents of the current result tab. In the Export preview dialog, specify the target file or copy information to the clipboard. Before saving, you can also modify the information to be saved.
Upper Toolbar buttons
Show Options Menu
Click this icon to open a menu with more options for managing the tool window such as displaying or hiding side toolbars, group tabs, selecting viewing mode, resizing, and so on.
Hides the tool window. Press Alt+3 to restore it.