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Replace element property

QElectroTech provides the feature of automatic searching of element with an specific property for replacing element properties without the need of searching the element manually arround the project.


If the search menu is not displayed, it can be displayed from Edit > Search / Replace menu item.

To replace some element properties:

  1. Search the property (Manufacturer, Lable, etc.) which identifies the element from which a property has to be changed.


    Figure: QElectroTech search menu

  2. Press the Element button to display the element properties PopUp window.


    Figure: QElectroTech element properties replace PopUp windows

  3. Fill the text line box from the element property/ies which should be changed.


    QElectroTech also allows deleting and making empty a filled property. Click at the cliked button from the element property/ies which should be deleted.

  4. Press Accept.

  5. From the elements found at the search process, select the elements where the replace action have to be applied. The selection can be made at the object tree from the search menu.

  6. Press Replace all button to apply the replace action to all selected elements.


Replacing action can also be applied element by element. The button Replace will only apply the action to the displayed element at the workspace. The buttons go-top and go-bottom can be used to display the previous and next element from the search result.