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CAD tip CAD tip # 13749:

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How to add the SEARCH/REPLACE command into AutoCAD Web?

A - answer With a simple LISP utility you can extend your AutoCAD Web app ( with the originally unavailable command FIND/REPLACE. So you can bulk-replace text strings even inside your web browser.

Download the Replace.lsp LISP file from Download and load it into your AutoCAD Web using LISP > Manage LISP > Upload File. Let it load automatically on startup (see the video).

Then you can use the standard command REPLACE in your drawings to replace selected text strings in Texts, MTexts, Dimensions and Block attributes with specified replacement strings. Entering the replacement string as "??" will just highlight the found texts matching the search substring.

Sample video of loading a LISP utility into AutoCAD Web:

NOTE: wildcards are not supported, strings are matched in any position inside the text entities.

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See also:
Tip 13864:Displaying the curvature comb or radii of a general curve - CurvComb.
Tip 13847:Pringles in AutoCAD - a hyperbolic paraboloid.
Tip 13784:Export block coordinates to a table. How to use the DATAEXTRACTION command in AutoCAD LT?
Tip 13769:Connect points by a list of point numbers - PoNum.
Tip 13723:How to tear and drag a DWG drawing window to a second screen?

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