Global Find

Global Find

Win32 and 64, English

Galapagos Island Software
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 plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Company Name: Galapagos Island Software

Author/Company Information

Galapagos Island Software

Support Information

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

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Initial release
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