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Find and Replace Panel

The Find and Replace panel allows end-users to search for a specific word or phrase in a document, or search for a specific text and automatically replace it with a specified string.

An end-user can show the panel used to search a text by pressing CTRL+F...

... and can show the panel with the text search and replacement functionality enabled by pressing CTRL+H.

You can also provide end-users with the capability to show the Find and Replace panel via the Editing toolbar or Ribbon page group. To do this, provide Bars or Ribbon UI for the RichEditControl (see Lesson 4 - Provide a Bar UI for a Rich Text Editor or Lesson 5 - Create Separate Ribbon Pages for a Rich Text Editor) and create the Editing toolbar or ribbon page group from the Home group of bars.

To show the panel, you can use the FindCommand and ReplaceCommand commands, or RichEditControl.ShowSearchForm and RichEditControl.ShowReplaceForm methods.

To programmatically perform text search and replacement in the document, you can use the SubDocument.ReplaceAll, SubDocument.FindAll and SubDocument.StartSearch methods, and the ISearchResult interface.

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