And Where Was That?
This add-in scans all drawings selected by the user, finds all the text inside drawings and indexes and saves that text information internally (or if selected, in the remote database). This solves the problem where a user needs to find a drawing in an archive but only knows the specific text he/she hopes some drawing contains. Thereafter, the user can perform an instant text search and the result will be the name of the file that contains the text, which can be directly opened and zoomed to searched text.
drag and drop your archive folder and click "Scan/Update"
wait until the indexing process is finished (depending on file size, it takes anywhere between 0.1 to 10 seconds per file)
from now on, all of your archive files can be instantly searched by text keywords
if your company has MS SQL database server, and your archive folder is stored on NAS, then this Add-in will be able to store indexed text information in MS SQL server and every user using this Add-in will have access to this information. In this case, only one user must scan whole archive, and others can search once they are connected to MS SQL server. This simplifies the whole process and makes it low-cost for large organizations since all users (but one) can have a free version of this add-in.