PCB Layout CAD : Various Convenient Functions


Search is a function for finding objects placed on schematics and PCBs.

Search for

- Reference
- Component Attribute
- Text

Search Screen

Search for
Search for Content

Current Screen

Searches the currently active screen.

All Schematic

Searches all schematics in the Project.


Searches all PCBs in the Project.


Searches all schematic sheets and PCB sheets in the Project.


Item Content

Distinguish between capital letters and small letters

When this is checked, capital letters and lower-case letters are distinguished when search is performed.

Match whole word only

When this is checked, only the exact matches to the character string in Search for are search targets, and a wildcard search can be performed.
* A wildcard is a special character that indicates an "Arbitrary Text". "*" indicates an arbitrary text of an arbitrary length, and "?" indicates one arbitrary text.

Enable regular expression

When this is checked, search is performed using regular expressions.

Clicking the Next/Previous button in the Search dialog will allow you to find a next/previous object.

The following will explain the method for searching.
(1) Select [Edit]
=> [Search].

* Or, press the shortcut "Ctrl + F".
(2) Set a "Search Text" and options, and then click "Search".
  Search Results will be displayed as a list.
(3) Double-click a Search Result to display the relevant item on the screen.
* You can also find a next/previous object by clicking the Next/Previous button in the Search dialog.