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How to use Find and Replace by Easy Apps

Step 1: select pages to search

Option 1: the whole space

This is the default and searches all pages in the space you are in.

Option 2: choose child pages

Search only child pages with an option to include the parent pages. Only pages with child pages will appear in the search as you type.

Option 3: select pages

Select specific pages to search.

You can only search pages:

  • in the space where you accessed the Easy Toolbox

  • you can see and have access to

  • for Child pages only those which have child pages

Step 2: which parts to replace

Option to restrict search to only title or only body.

Step 3: replace text or change text case

Most of the time you will want to leave the default Replace. But there are also options to convert to UPPER or lower case.

to delete text select Replace and continue to the next step

Step 4: find text

Use as many terms with spaces including characters like &, %, $, #. You can also check the option ‘match case’ which makes it case sensitive.

Option to match the case. This means it will only search the exact text.

Step 5: replace text

Enter the exact text you want to use to replace. It is case sensitive.

to delete the Find text leave the Replace field blank. The preview (see below) will show the text to be deleted with a strikethrough.

Step 6: Preview before confirming changes

Click the Find icon to preview the changes.

The Find button will change to a spinning icon as app searches the pages. If your space has thousands of pages please be patient. You can see the progress of the search.

The yellow text shows what will be changed if click Replace.

If the Replace field in Step 5 was left blank then the text that will be deleted is displayed with a strikethrough.

Unselect pages you do not want to change.

Step 7: last step

When happy with the preview click:

Once the changes are complete you will get a confirmation message listing all the pages that have been updated.

For more help or feature requests: email us or see support page.

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