Over a million developers have joined DZone.
{{announcement.body}}
{{announcement.title}}

Searching Text and Editing Files in NetBeans IDE is Easy

DZone's Guide to

Searching Text and Editing Files in NetBeans IDE is Easy

· Java Zone ·
Free Resource

Get the Edge with a Professional Java IDE. 30-day free trial.

One of the most powerful search functions I love is in NetBeans IDE. I never find it in Eclipse (by default).

My use case is to search a text under 4.5 GB files. For that I use the NetBeans IDE Favorites window.

Follow the  below steps to achieve quick search and edit in NetBeans IDE.

  1. Add the directory under Favorites, then search i.e. (Ctrl+F). Optionally you can add filters (*.java,*.html,*.js, *.json, etc.)   

  2. This search will display the results synchronously, you can stop any time

Get the Java IDE that understands code & makes developing enjoyable. Level up your code with IntelliJ IDEA. Download the free trial.

Topics:

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}