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Wildcards

Added August 31, 2016 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2016i

Wildcards

Wildcards

A wildcard is a symbol that stands for one or more characters. You can use wildcards to shorten strings, for example in filtering.

Wildcard

Description

Example

* (asterisk)

Matches any number of characters

HE* matches all parts with a profile name that begins with the characters "HE".

You can also this symbol at the beginning of a word: *BRAC*.

? (question mark)

Matches a single character

HE?400 matches parts with profile names such as HEA400, HEB400, and HEC400

[ ] (square brackets)

Matches whatever is enclosed in the brackets

L[78]X4X1/2 matches parts with the profile names L7X4X1/2 and L8X4X1/2

Note:

The characters * and ? can also be used in object names. If the object name you want to filter contains * or ?, you need to enclose these characters in square brackets. For example, to find the profile P100*10, enter P100[*]10 in the filter field.

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