Search in blocks


#1

Once before I had this question, but unfortunately I didn’t get any answer.
About 2 years ago, there was an appInventor developper who made it possible to search in the blocks editor. This was a really nice feature. Couldn’t someone of the appybuilder team try to implement such a feature?


#2

You can use the Find in the page feature of Chrome (or Internet Explorer, etc)


#3

@WebAtelier_mt we are checking into it.

@Gabryk i don’t believe you can use browser-find feature to search through blocks


#4

Yes you can


#5

Thanks, that’s very nice.
I just saw in you picture that you used preferences/search from the explorer=> This works perfect.
But you can’t use F3 for a search.
Great, I didn’t find that before!


#6

Hi,
unfortunately, this doesn’t work for me with Chrome on Windows 10. Sometimes it’s just searching in the component section. And it doesn’t scroll to the matching terms in the blocks section. Do you use any specific version / settings of the browser?
Thanks


#7

It doesn’t scroll, it’s not a perfect trick but it’s useful… at least you can see the color and sometimes, when you have tons of blocks, it’s enough


#8

yes, this is better than nothing. Thank you!
Anyway we should keep asking to get a search feature for Appy. I have an app with >2500 items, so this gets hard to maintain