How to Find Text in Description

The find feature allows you to search for specific words or sentences within text in the description editor. Finding starts from the beginning of the description, regardless of the position of text cursor. The first occurrence of text that matches with the entered search text will be highlighted. You can move to the next occurrence by clicking on the Next button. You can perform finding in all the RTF description editors, such as the description editor in specification window.

In this article, you will learn how to find text in the description editor in Visual Paradigm. In order to understand this article, you need to have:

  • Basic knowledge of modeling in Visual Paradigm
  • Visual Paradigm 12.0 or  higher installed

Finding Text in Description

  1. Click inside the description editor.
  2. Press Ctrl-F or click on the binoculars button to show the search box.

    Find enabled

    Find enabled

  3. Type the text you want to search for in the search box. When you are typing, the text that matches with your search text will be highlighted. Note that the finding process is case-insensitive.

    Finding by text "Shape"

    Finding by text “Shape”

  4. Click on the Next button to move to the next occurrence of text. Alternatively, press Enter.

    Moved to the next occurrence

    Moved to the next occurrence

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