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Eclipse Workbench User Guide
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Search view

This view displays the results of a search.  

Text searches will only search for expressions in files with extensions (file types) specified in the search dialog.

Here is what the Search view looks like:

Search View


The toolbar in the Search view contains the following buttons:

Show Next Match
This command highlights the next match of the search expression in the editor area, opening the file if required.
Show Previous Match
This command highlights the previous match of the search expression in the editor area, opening the file if required.
Remove Selected Matches
Removes all highlighted matches from the search results.
Remove All Matches
Removes all search result form the search view
Expand all
Expands every tree item in the search view
Collapse all
Collapses every tree item in the search view
Run the Current Search Again
This command reruns the current search again, so that removed search results reappear or changes are reflected.
Cancel Current Search
Cancels the current search
Show Previous Searches
This command allows you to browse previously conducted searches and repeat a previous search.  You can select a previous search from the drop-down menu or clear the search history.
Pin the Search view
Pinning the search view means that subsequent searches will shown their results in another search view and that the pinned view remains unchanged.

Related concepts

Related tasks
Searching for text within a file
Searching for files

Related reference
Search view
File search

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