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Find and replace text on the page (TCS)

Written by James Calleja
Software Test Engineer at MindTouch
This page applies to:MindTouch TCS

Users can search for text or code by using the find and replace editor tools. Use keyboard shortcuts or the editor toolbar to find and replace text.


Access via keyboard shortcuts

Create or Edit an article. Click the content space and use these keyboard commands:

Shortcut Description
Open the find text search bar.
Open the find text search bar and replace text input field.


Access via the editor toolbar

Create or Edit an article. In the editor, click the Find icon   to access the find input field. Click the Replace icon  to access the find AND replace input fields.


Find text via the editor

Enter text into the search bar and click Find (or press Enter) to search. The results are highlighted in the editor content.


Select any of these result filters: Case sensitiveWhole word only and Wrap search.

Condition Description
Case sensitive Search results are determined by letter case.
Whole word only Search results are determined by the search term as a whole.
Wrap search Determines whether the text search stops at the end of the document or returns to the beginning to search the document again.


Replace text via the editor

Matches found by the find tool is replaced by the replace tool. After inputting text into the replace field, click Replace to replace the current selection or click Replace all to replace every matching word in the article.


Find and replace text in source mode

The find and replace tool is accessible in Source mode. This is useful for finding code and text.

To view pages in source mode, click View Source. 

Click the Replace icon  to open the find and replace tool.

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