On the QField documentation page I saw this

Configure search in QGIS -Choose the layers which are searchable in Project > Project Properties‣> Identify Layers -Define the display expression for the concerned layers, this will be used for searching for features. This is configured under Vector Layer Properties‣> Display page

where do I find the "Identify Layers" and Vector Layer Properties options? Is it on QGIS Desktop or QField? Because on QGIS (I'm using version 3.4) there's no Identify Layer option.

PS: when exporting my QGIS project for QField (1.1.0) the search and measure tools are available, is this a fix or can it be customized?

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The selection which layers should be searchable is done in the project properties

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The selection what should be searchable in the layer (attribute selection) is done in the layer properties. Only layers which have "Searchable" checked will be searched.

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The measure tool is always available


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