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Search & Replace command replaces all similar files in the destination directory with selected file.

It may happen that you have one file that is saved also in a few other places.This command lets you fast update the files by finding your file in the destination disk or folder and replace all found instances at once.

Command works with all File Managers and also with Multi File Manager, does not work with single or other features that have only one File Browser

 

It works quickly, to replace a file just follow these steps

 

1.Select in source File Browser a file that you want to copy
2.Set the destination File Browser's main folder to disk or to some folder
3.Click the Search & Replace button located at Main toolbar > Manager tab  > Tools group > Find menu > Search & Replace submenu.

 

In the result all files in the destination folder or disk will be replaced by your selected one. This command as we mentioned works quickly, you will not be asked for confirmation, also it searches for files recursively.

 

In Main toolbar > Manager tab  > Tools group > Find menu > Search & Replace submenu. there are two options that you can set:

 

Replace In:
 

Destination File Browser

If this option is selected then files will be replaced in the main folder of the destination File Browser like:
 

(The title bar is at the top of the file browser display. This shows the path of the main File Browser's folder. )

Where all files that are in disk C:\ will be replaced

 
Selected Folder (Destination File Browser)

If this option is selected then files will be replaced within selected folder of the destination File Browser like:
 

 

Where all files that are in selected Downloads folder will be replaced

 

Cancel

To stop the search or replace progress click the Cancel button that will appear in the right-bottom corner of software main window