DWG Search for your Desktop and Network drives. DWG Search is a specialized search program for quickly locating AutoCAD dwg files based on their names and content. This allows you to easily manage projects and drawings, reuse components and AutoCAD blocks. This innovative and powerful tool greatly reduces the time taken to locate particular components to be reused in your current and future projects.
Users can search for block names, text occurrences or path and files names.
The result gives a clear view of the contents of your folders and drives. The application is suitable for large or small design offices, for Draftsmen, Designers, Project Consultants, Civil Engineers, Architects and Engineering alike. Using the DWG Search to query the database does not require AutoCAD to be installed
• Search by file path and name
• Search by block definition name
• Search by text in Model Space
• Search by text in Paper Space
• Search by text that is part of block definitions.
• Search option for case sensitive or non-sensitive
• Search is possible while the indexing is in progress too
• Price: FREE
The application consists of three (3) primary elements:
-DWG Indexer, a utility that searches and indexes data from AutoCAD files. This is usually installed on the administrator's or CAD manager's computer. Note that AutoCAD has to be installed on this computer.
-A database to hold the relevant data. The database is usually placed on a network drive where all users can have access.
-DWG Search, the application that searches the data is installed on each user's computer. AutoCAD does not have to be installed on these computers.
What's new in this version:
Compatable with AutoCAD 2006 to 2016.