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Find Members

Supports general text Find operations in the environment for documents and files.

The following tables list the members exposed by the Find type.

  Name Description
Public property Action Gets or sets how to find, such as find next match, find all, replace and find, and so forth. 
Public property Backwards Gets or sets a value indicating whether the search is performed backwards from the current position. 
Public property DTE Gets the top-level extensibility object. 
Public property FilesOfType Gets or sets the file extension for the files to be searched. 
Public property FindWhat Gets or sets the text or pattern to find. 
Public property KeepModifiedDocumentsOpen Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not modified documents remain open after a Replace operation. 
Public property MatchCase Gets or sets a value indicating whether the search is case-sensitive. 
Public property MatchInHiddenText Gets or sets a value indicating whether hidden text is included in the search. 
Public property MatchWholeWord Gets or sets a value indicating whether the search matches whole words only. 
Public property Parent Gets the immediate parent object of a Find object. 
Public property PatternSyntax Gets or sets the syntax used to specify the search pattern. 
Public property ReplaceWith Gets or sets the replacement text for a replacement operation. 
Public property ResultsLocation Gets or sets the location where the results are shown in a bulk search operation. 
Public property SearchPath Gets or sets a list of directories to use for a find-in-files operation. 
Public property SearchSubfolders Gets or sets a value indicating whether subfolders are included in a Search operation. 
Public property Target Gets or sets the target of the search operation, such as all open docs, files, the active document, and so forth. 

  Name Description
Public method Execute Performs a search based on the options set for the Find object.  
Public method FindReplace Performs a Find or Replacement operation based on the arguments to the method, without affecting the options set for the Find.