Global Find

Global Find

Win32 and 64, English

Matrix CAD Solutions,LLC
Find a word or phrase throughout a whole set of drawings.

General Usage Instructions

Click on the 'Global Find' ribbon icon / Run the GF command

Click on the 'Add Files' button.

If you wish to include folders and subfolders press 'Yes'.

If yes, browse to the folder you want to check.

If no, select files to search.

Enter your string to search for.

Click on the 'Find' button.

Once the Excel spreadsheet is filled out, click on a string to open a drawing zoom to that string.

If you want to edit the string, uncheck the read-only box BEFORE hitting the string in the spreadsheet.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


The Global Find dialog box will display


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Company Name: Matrix CAD Solutions,LLC

Author/Company Information

Matrix CAD Solutions,LLC

Support Information

Contact support 7 days a week between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM EST zone.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Tested up to AutoCAD Version 2024 and Signed


Initial release
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