Replace Command (Edit Menu)

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Searches code in the project for the specified text and replaces it with new text.

Dialog Box Options

Option                                   Description


Find What                               Type the text you want to search for.  If any text is selected when you choose the command, this text is displayed in the text box.  If no text is selected, the word at the current insertion point is displayed.

Replace With                          Type the new text.

Search Current Procedure       Searches only the current procedure.

Search Current Module           Searches only the code in the current module.

Search All Modules                 Searches all the code in your project.

Syntax Checking On               Checks the syntax after making the replacement.

Match Whole Word Only         Searches for the full word by itself and not as part of another word.

Use Pattern Matching             Searches using pattern matching191OZWN characters.

Verify                                     Confirms before replacing the search text with the replacement text.

Replace All                             Replaces all occurrences of the search text with the replacement text without stopping for confirmation.  If a syntax error is found while the Syntax Checking option is selected, the search ends after the error is found, and possibly before any text has been replaced.

Cancel                                    Closes the dialog box without replacing text.

                                              If you select the Verify box, Visual Basic displays a message when the search text is found asking you to confirm that you want the text replaced.

                                              Yes      Replaces the selected text, then continues the search.

                                              No        Continues the search without changing the selected text.

                                              Cancel  Cancels the search.

See Also


Find, Find Next, Find Previous Commands (Edit Menu)112PA4A

Replacing Text in Code7N96V2


Programmer's Guide:

Chapter 9, "Debugging"