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Alternative dialog Find & Replace for Writer (AltSearch)

Extension that adds many new features to Writer's find & replace function.

Project Description

  • Fast selection preset regular and extended expressions
  • Searched or replaced text can contain one or more paragraphs
  • Search out block of paragraphs delimited by two text marks
  • Multiple search and replacement in one step
  • Searching: Bookmarks, Notes, Text fields, Cross-references and Reference marks to their content, name or mark and their inserting
  • Searching and inserting Footnote and Endnote (from version OOo 2.3 only). It is possible to select at once texts of all footnotes or endnotes and to assign them any style
  • Searching object of Tables, Pictures and Text frames according to their name; it is possible to substitute them by any text, etc.
  • Changing into found or replaced text: paragraph style, character style, list style and Hyperlink's URL and set properties
  • Inserting and replacement: clipboard contents, insert replacement counter and page number
  • Hexadecimal also decimal submission character for search and replaced
  • Searching out manual page and column break and their set up or deactivation
  • Searching similarly or the same manually formatted part of text, according to cursor point
  • Count found occurrences
  • Redirecting result of replacing expression to the other text file
  • Batch mode: saving and loading of search and replacement parameters; it is possible to save several searching and replacing subsequently to the single sequence and that whole quickly execute after. Execute the batch with more opened text documents together.
  • Self dialogue for quick assignment of key shortcut to batches
  • Preserve capitalization - If found text begins with a capital letter, also the text replacement will begin with a capital letter
  • Searching for paragraph, character and list style; possibility to choose a style from the menu
  • Built-in help (http://www.volny.cz/macrojtb/HelpAltSearch_en.html)
  • Languages: English, Czech, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Italian

Current Release
Alternative dialog Find & Replace for Writer (AltSearch) 1.4

Released Jan 21, 2014 — tested with LibreOffice 3.3, LibreOffice 3.4, LibreOffice 3.5, LibreOffice 3.6, LibreOffice 4.0, LibreOffice 4.1

ICU regexp, bookmarks support, multibatch, formated counter. Several fixes.
More about this release…

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AltSearch.oxt
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All Releases

Version Released Description Compatibility Licenses Status
1.4 Jan 21, 2014 ICU regexp, bookmarks support, multibatch, formated counter. Several fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.3
LibreOffice 3.4
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LibreOffice 4.1
LGPL-v2.1 final
1.3.2 Jul 01, 2013 AltSearch - First release on this server More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.3
LibreOffice 3.4
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LGPL-v2.1 final
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