To find occurrences of a code pattern
  1. On the main menu, choose ReSharper | Find | Search with Pattern. The Search with Pattern dialog box opens.
  2. Define a pattern in the Search pattern text area.
    Search with Pattern
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       Pay attention, that when you use a placeholder, its name should be enclosed with dollar signs (use the syntax $xx$, where xx represents placeholder name),whereas when you create a new placeholder, you should omit these special symbols.
  3. Click Find to start the search.
  4. Search results are shown in the Find Results window.
    Find Results
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   Click Edit Pattern
Image 3: in the Find Results toolbar to edit current search pattern.