[texhax] Re: Searching for string in TEX file using XP

Martin Heller mr_heller at yahoo.dk
Tue Dec 13 18:46:59 CET 2005

Trilok Haridas wrote:

> I would like to know if there is a way to search for strings in a .tex 
> file using Windows XP search facility.
> I tried searching for words but Windows XP search facility  did not 
> provide any results.
> I tried converting the .tex to a .txt and it managed to find the string 
> I was looking for.
> Any help in the matter would be appreciated.

It sounds as if you have selected 'Text document' in Type? You 
should select 'TeX source file' or something similar. Anyway, 
this works on my Win2000 system -- I haven't tried XP.

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