How to Search Something (string) in Android Studio Project like Eclipse

Posted on : Mon, 5th Oct 15 08:17 am UTC
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To search for a string/text in your Android Studio Project just double tap on Shift key and a search window will appear that will allow you to search for the string occurrence in all the files anywhere in your project i.e. lets you search in projects, class files, as well as settings.

You can include non-project items by selecting the check-box next to Search Everywhere,

Search in Android Studio

Search in Android Studio

If you only want to search for something in a specific file press Ctrl + Shift + F ( Control + Shift + F on the Mac ) or by menu : Edit -> Find -> Find to open find search box.

To find and replace in a file, Menu : Edit -> Find -> Replace

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