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Understanding the Quick Search utility in MapInfo Pro 17.0 and later

Products affected: MapInfo Pro™
How to use the Quick Search utility in MapInfo Pro 17
 
To assist MapInfo Pro 32-bit users upgrading to the Ribbon interface found in MapInfo Pro 64-bit, ver. 17.0 introduces a new “Quick Search” function available within the MapInfo Pro interface.
Because the new Ribbon interface is so drastically different from the traditional 32-bit menus, it can be difficult to find the location of many functions and commands that were very familiar in previous 32-bit versions.
The new Quick Search remedies that problem by allowing MapInfo Pro users to search within the interface for desired commands, functions, switches, etc.
The Quick Search dialog is found at the top right when MapInfo Pro is launched and allows user to search the interface easily:


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Here is a screenshot showing the results when searching for “Clip Region:

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The results from the search show where the command can be found in the interface, as well as show link to “Help” for the Clip Region function.
Here’s another example showing a search for the “Pan” command


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For a demonstration of this steps, please watch this video:
 
UPDATED:  August 6, 2018