MPS 2017.3 Help

Find Tool Window

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Basics

The Find tool window lets you work with search results.

Toolbar buttons

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
settings1 Options
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rerun Rerun
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Rerun the last search.
close Close
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Close the current tab or the tool window. This button is not available in Replace in Path and Refactoring Preview dialogs.
pin Pin Use to pin or unpin the tab. If a tab is pinned, the results for the next command are shown on a new tab.
arrowBack Recent find usages
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Show the list of recent searches. Select an item in the list to see the search results.
expandAll
collapseAll
Expand all
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Collapse all
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Use these buttons to have all nodes expanded or collapsed.
arrowUparrowDown Previous/next occurrence
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Navigate to the previous/next element in the tab of results.
autoScrollToSource Autoscroll to sourceTurns the Autoscroll to source option on or off. When the option is on and you select the search result, the corresponding source file opens in the editor and the appropriate fragment is highlighted in the file.
exportToTextFile Export to Text File
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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.
help Help
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Use this icon or shortcut to open the corresponding help page.
commonfilter Group by usage type
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This button is available for Find Usages only.
If this button is pressed, the search results are grouped by the following categories:
  • comments
  • unclassified usage not related to any of the categories
groupByTestProductionGroup by test/productionIf this button is pressed, the usages are grouped according to the Production and Test scopes.
groupByModule Group by module
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If this button is pressed, the found usages show under the corresponding module or library node.

This type of grouping is helpful, when a package is split between several modules.

groupByPackageGroup by package
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If this button is pressed, all the usages found are displayed under their respective packages.
groupByFileStructureGroup by file structure
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If this toggle is on, the found usages are shown under the corresponding method nodes.
mergeUsagesMerge usages from the same line
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If this toggle is on, the duplicate usages found on the same line are merged.
showReadAccessShow read access
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This button is available for Find Usages only.
If this button is pressed, the search results include references to the read access methods.
showWriteAccess Show write access
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This button is available for Find Usages only.
If this button is pressed, the search results include references to the write access methods.
showImportStatements Show import statements
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This button is available for Find Usages only.
If this button is pressed, the search results include the usages in the import statements.
previewUsages Preview usages Turns showing the Preview pane on or off.
sortAlphabetically Sort members alphabetically Click this button to have all members sorted alphabetically. Otherwise, members are sorted in the order they are declared.

Context menu commands

ItemShortcutDescription
Jump to Source N/A Navigate to the selected item in the source code.
Include N/A For an excluded item: include the item in the list of results.
ExcludeN/AExclude 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.

RemoveN/A Remove the selected item from the list of results.
Recent Find Usages N/A Show the list of recent searches. Select an item in the list to see the search results.
Last modified: 6 December 2017