To search through or replace comment annotations in the current document:

  1. Choose View->Comments to display the bookmarks panel.
  2. Click on the Binoculars (Binoculars Tool Button) icon in the small tool-bar inside the bookmarks panel.
    Infix Find and Replace in Comments dialogue box
  3. Enter the search phrase into the Find: box.
    If text is selected in the current document using the Text tool (Text Tool Button) prior to pressing binoculars button, it will be copied into the Find: text box for you.
  4. Click on Whole words if you need to match complete words and not fragments. If not ticked, rainbow will match rainbows as well as this case rainbow would
  5. Click on Match Case if you want capitalisation to be taken in to account.
  6. Click on Use Wildcards to use simple wildcard characters in your search
    1. ? - matches a single character e.g. Hole? would match Hole9
    2. * - matches any number of characters e.g. ice* would match ice, iced, iceland
    3. + - matches one or more characters e.g. ice+ would match iced, iceland but not ice.
  7. Find Next will jump to the next occurrence of the text in the comments tree.
  8. Replace will jump to the next occurrence of the text in the comments tree. Press it again to do the replacement and move onto the next.
  9. Replace All will do all the replacement automatically.

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