Search Dialog

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Description
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The Search Dialog will find components and operators matching the search terms provided. A path can be specified to limit the search scope to a particlular network.

Basic Search
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Search Term - The term to search for.

Path - Specify a path to limit where the search is executed.

Options

  • Exact Search - Forces the search to find exact matches for the search term.

For example: Search Term = table

Exact Search off will return items containing table1

Exact Search on will not return items containing table1

Advanced Search
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The advanced search dialog provides tools to search other parts of the .toe file such as Macros, Variables, Comments, etc.

Search Term - The term to search for.

Path - Specify a path to limit where the search is executed.

Advanced Search Features
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The following search parameters need to be turned on using the checkbox beside the corresponding parameter.

  • Name - searches the names of operators.
  • Type - searches for operator types.
  • Data - searches the cooked data of the nodes. For CHOPs this will search channel names and sample rate, for DATs this will search table entries.
  • Macros - searches macro names and values.
  • Variables - searches variables names and values.
  • Comments - searches comments of the nodes.
  • Parameters - searches the values of parameters.
  • Flags - searches the flags of nodes.

Options

  • Exact Search - Forces the search to find exact matches for the search term.
  • AND - use AND for all terms (default is OR).
  • Ignore Parents - does not include the nodes parents when searching for its name.
  • Update Nodes Before Searching - updates all nodes before seraching, cooking if neccessary.

Any floating window that is not a Pane or Viewer.

The location of an operator within the TouchDesigner environment, for example, /geo1/torus1, a node called torus1 in a component called geo1. The path / is called Root. To refer instead to a filesystem folder, directory, disk file or http: address, see Folder.

TOuch Environment file, the file type used by TouchDesigner to save your project.