Placer Search & Replacer Help
What does this program do?
Who could use this program?
Placer is a tool for developers and content editors, designers and information
workers in general. If you need to find or replace text in a tree of documents
or a single document reliably, you could make use of Placer.
Is Placer safe?
Placer has been tested extensively over a few public and test releases and the latest version is very stable.
Placer will stop all activity immedietly if
the search or replace button is pressed a second time. The search and replace
buttons work as highly responsive stop buttons in case you would like to stop a
search at any time.
Undo makes it easy to restore documents that you might have incorrectly replaced.
The success of an undo depends on the level of access granted to the documents
being replaced. Always try
to make your own backups before replacing as an additional precaution.
How can I find text?
Enter text into the Find what text-box:
Choose at least 1 place to search:
(select Add documents to search here or drag documents onto the Placer
And then press the Find button.
This will start a search. To stop the search at any time, press the button
How can I find multiple lines of text?
How can I choose a place to search?
- press the Add documents to search here button. Alternatively you can drag
& drop a folder or document onto Placer's surface.
How can I search subfolders?
How can I replace text?
Select the replace tab:
The Replace with text-box and a red Replace button will appear.
Enter text into the Find what and Replace with text-boxes.
Press the red replace
This will start a replace. To stop the replace at any time, press the button again.
How can I undo a replace?
How can I view, print or save the search results?
Press the results button, just above the search results, to view results for a
Save search results by choosing the Save All Results option from the Save
Save the selected place's search results from your Web browser after pressing the
Where can I get more answers?