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Sometimes you may need to find an element in a complex project.  If you remember some characters of that element, you can find it easily via element search.

You can open the element search panel by clicking the "Find" button in left toolbar, or press CTRL+F (Command + F in Mac OS).

search_element_view

You can input keywords and press the "Search" button (or press ENTER on keyboard) to start the searching.  If you have multiple keywords, you can separate them with spaces or commas. Please remember: if you input several keywords, the element will not be listed until it matches all keywords.  For example, you use two keywords: "Text" and "Edit", then search in Id, the search results will contain all TextEditBox elements, but no TextBox element will be listed.

If you check the "Case sensitive" option, the search will be case sensitive.

If you check the "Current page only" option, the search will be performed in current page only (Otherwise it will search in the entire plot).

You can specify the fields for searching, just check the options you need in the "Search in" area. The fields belong to three categories:

1.The "Id", "Note", "Text" and "Behavior" fields are for common string comparison, the element will be added into results if any of the fields contains the given keywords.

        search_element_in_view

2.The "X", "Y", "Z", "Width" and "Height" fields can be used to find elements that has rough or certain numeric property. The cases below are all supported:

    find_element_x_is_160     find_element_x_equals_160

    find_element_x_gt_160     find_element_x_lt_160

3.The "State" and "Visible" fields can match elements that in certain status, such as:

    find_disabled_elements     find_hidden_elements