Searching For Text In A Drawing

This Tech Tip explains how to search for text in a drawing.

Performing the Search
Selection Filters are used to search for items in a drawing.

Edit Menu › Selection Filters
or via the toolbar


The Selection Filer dialog will appear.


Select the Text Tab




We are going to use the Match Text option and search for Erf 35157 on the drawing.


Once the text has been entered, change back to the Object Tab.


Click on the Select All button to select the text entered.

Once the text has been selected, press Z on the keyboard and then E (zoom selected). AllyCAD will then zoom into the selected text.


Once the selection has been made, the Selection Filters dialog can be closed. Remember to click on the Filter reset button before closing.


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