You can use a quick search to find an element by its name. A very simple and easy to use dialog is designed to perform a quick search. In this dialog, you just need to type a name of the element you are searching for and select, if it's a type, diagram, or element.
To open the Quick Find dialog, do one of the following
- On the toolbar of the Containment, Diagrams, Inheritance, or Model Extensions tab, click .
- On the main menu, click Edit > Quick Find.
- Press Ctrl + Alt + F.
- On the main toolbar, click the arrow nearby the button and then select Quick Find.
Search results are displayed in the drop-down list, which opens when you start typing the search phrase. Click the element you need in this list or correct the search query to perform a new search. The element will be selected in the Containment tree on the Model Browser as well as on the active diagram, if the element has symbols on the active diagram.
The following table provides descriptions of the Quick Find dialog elements.
Dialog element name/image
Dialog element type
Search By Name
Text box with a drop-down list
Type a phrase to search for in element names. See the search results in the drop-down list.
You may use wildcard characters (*,?) in your search phrase:
Be sure the Match Text Anywhere command is unchecked when using wildcard characters!
Click the button and customize search options.
You can use camel case as follows:
|Apply Filter (Ctrl+Space)||Check box||Click to clear the check box, if you need to remove the search scope filter. If you clear the Apply Filter check-box once, your selection is remembered for the next time.|
Click the button and customize search scope filter options. Be sure the Apply Filter check box is selected!
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