Find phrases

FindYou can find a specific phrase either in a phrase menu or in the main program window:

Phrase menu search

  1. Open a phrase menu.
  2. Start typing any part of the phrase description you wish to find.
  3. Click the phrase or press the confirmation hotkey to insert it or right-click for additional options.

Search in the program

To find a specific phrase in the main program window:
  1. Right-click the magnifier icon above the phrase tree to configure the scope search.
  2. Click into the search box below the tree view (or press CMD+F).
  3. Enter the search term.
Matches are displayed in a flat list:
  • Click any item in the list of search results to edit it.
  • Double-click any item to show it within the phrase tree structure.
  • Click into the search input field to switch back to the flat search result list.

Search and Replace

  1. Open the program window.
  2. Right-click any phrase folder in the tree view.
  3. Select command Find & Replace from the context popup menu (or press OPT+CMD+F.
  4. Fill-in the search & replace boxes.

PhraseExpress only searches in the selected folder (and optionally subfolders).

Search & Replace supports unformatted text only.

The RegEx search uses the macOS RegEx interpreter.

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