Search and Replace

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Search and Replace


Using the Configuration Manager's Search and Replace (Bulk Edit) feature is an easy way to effortlessly update hundreds of configuration files. You can perform updates on all visible nodes, or filter the properties first and then replace visible properties with a new value.


1.   Filter unnecessary items before performing bulk update (Optional). The following screen shot shows various options available to filter unwanted nodes from the tree list.



2.   Click "Search/Replace (Bulk Edit)" button, the "Search and Replace" dialog box should be displayed.


 

3.   Select the action type that you wish to apply.

o   Search: Find any matching values within the currently displayed configuration entries from any file listed.

o   Search and Replace: Find any matching values within the currently displayed configuration entries and then replace the values with the listed replacement value.

o   Search and Replace for Specific Property: Find any matching values within the currently displayed configuration entries that matches a specific property name and then replace the values with the listed replacement value.


4.   Hit OK to perform selected action.


5.   Once the dialog box is closed you will see an information message of how many occurrences were replaced.