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Unity editor extension that uses spotlight on OSX for lightning fast project reference searches. Asset serialization mode should be set to "Force Text" in the editor settings.
/*
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Copyright (c) 2016 Jesse Ringrose
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using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;
using UnityEditor;
using System.Collections.Generic;
public class FindProject {
#if UNITY_EDITOR_OSX
[MenuItem("Assets/Find References In Project", false, 2000)]
private static void FindProjectReferences()
{
string appDataPath = Application.dataPath;
string output = "";
string selectedAssetPath = AssetDatabase.GetAssetPath (Selection.activeObject);
List<string> references = new List<string>();
string guid = AssetDatabase.AssetPathToGUID (selectedAssetPath);
var psi = new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo();
psi.WindowStyle = System.Diagnostics.ProcessWindowStyle.Maximized;
psi.FileName = "/usr/bin/mdfind";
psi.Arguments = "-onlyin " + Application.dataPath + " " + guid;
psi.UseShellExecute = false;
psi.RedirectStandardOutput = true;
psi.RedirectStandardError = true;
System.Diagnostics.Process process = new System.Diagnostics.Process();
process.StartInfo = psi;
process.OutputDataReceived += (sender, e) => {
if(string.IsNullOrEmpty(e.Data))
return;
string relativePath = "Assets" + e.Data.Replace(appDataPath, "");
// skip the meta file of whatever we have selected
if(relativePath == selectedAssetPath + ".meta")
return;
references.Add(relativePath);
};
process.ErrorDataReceived += (sender, e) => {
if(string.IsNullOrEmpty(e.Data))
return;
output += "Error: " + e.Data + "\n";
};
process.Start();
process.BeginOutputReadLine();
process.BeginErrorReadLine();
process.WaitForExit(2000);
foreach(var file in references){
output += file + "\n";
Debug.Log(file, AssetDatabase.LoadMainAssetAtPath(file));
}
Debug.LogWarning(references.Count + " references found for object " + Selection.activeObject.name + "\n\n" + output);
}
#endif
}
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@zhaoqingqing zhaoqingqing commented Mar 6, 2017

have windows version?

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@networm networm commented Oct 31, 2018

@zhaoqingqing networm/FindReferencesInProject2: Find asset references super fast in Unity project. Both on macOS and Windows.
https://github.com/networm/FindReferencesInProject2

I have extended it to Windows platform by using ripgrep.

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