Search & Replace

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The Search & Replace window will search for objects and replace them with others. The window can be found under the title bar menu, Edit -> Search & Replace...

Editor Window

Search & Replace Window.png

  • Flags: Select one of the following.
    • Current World Only: Replace all objects in the currently loaded WorldSpace. Does not work in interiors, an exterior cell must be selected in the Render Window.
    • Current Cell Only: Replace all objects in the current Cell.
    • Selection Only: Only replace the current reference selected in the Render Window. Checked by default.

Single Form Replace

Search & Replace Single Form Window.png

  • Search for: Drop-down listing all objects in the game. If a reference was selected in the render window, its base ID will be listed here.
  • Replace with: The base object ID to replace the reference with. If a reference was selected in the render window, the next item in the list alphabetically will be listed here.
  • Same base object type only:

Wildcard Replace

The Wildcard Replace tab will search for References matching the Search for expression, and then replace them with a set of Forms matching the Replace with expression. The images show how to replace all varieties of Corn with Razorgrain within the currently loaded Cell.

Search & Replace Wildcard Window.png

  • Search for: The wildcard expression to search for.
  • Replace with: The wildcard expression to replace with.

Search & Replace Objects Window.png


  • Replaced references will retain any data attached.

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