There are several effective ways to find data in the Civ 5 files. It is often faster to use these search methods instead of hunting through the Civ V file structure. These search methods are also faster and more powerful than Windows Search. The examples below search the game files for leader <traits>. ModBuddy Press Ctrl+Shift+F to bring up the find in files tool. You can specify types of files to search, and save preferred search locations. Notepad++ If you are using Notepad++ for its better lua editor (from notepad-plus-plus.org), it has a very similar find-in-files tool. Press Ctrl+Shift+F to bring it up.