You can use the Find and Replace window to search for text strings, expressions, or entity names within the code of your documents. To access this window, from the Edit menu, click Find and Replace, and then select one of the options listed.
The Find and Replace window contains a toolbar with two drop-downs, one for find operations and one for replace operations. When you select an operation, the corresponding options for the operation are displayed. You can search and replace in one or more files or an entire solution for text, code, or symbols.
Used to search for a string or expression in files stored within a set of search folders, or across the active solution, and change all or part of any matches found. Displays matches in the Find Results windows.
Used to search in currently active files, or also in broader sets of available components, for the names of entities defined, referenced, or called in code. Displays matches in the Find Symbol Results window.
Using Quick Find and Quick Replace to match or replace search strings or expressions in documents open for editing or contained in the current project. Selection jumps from match to match within each document.
Using Find Symbol to search in currently active files, or also in broader sets of available components, for the names of entities defined, referenced, or called in code. Matches are displayed in the Find Symbol Results window.