Finding features with attribute values

  1. On the Data toolbar, click the Find button Find button.
  2. Click the Features tab.
  3. Type the attribute value of interest in the Find text box.
  4. Click the In layers drop-down arrow and click the layer you want to search.
  5. Search for the attribute in all fields, in a specific field, or in the primary display field.
  6. Click Find.
  7. Right-click the found feature listed in the Results window and click Flash feature, Zoom to feature(s), or Identify feature(s).
Use the Find tool, which has a search field, if you know exactly what you are looking for. The fewer fields to search, the quicker the results. You can also access the Find tool by right-clicking a layer in the table of contents or clicking the Find button on the Data toolbar.

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Published 6/8/2010