Author Topic: "Failed to open" error on good and existing files while "find ing in files"  (Read 1307 times)

jcelle

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Hi there,
I have a problem with "Find in Files" function not being able to access existing files of my project / workspace.

Here are the steps I follow:
- open a workspace/projects
- invoke "Find in Files" dialog box, enter some text, specify scope = workspace or project, launch the search
- SE parses its list of files, find some occurences of the text but fails to open many many files, reporting them with a "Failed to open" message
- When checking the files reported as not "openable", I can see that they are here. I can even open them directly from SE project panel.

I attached a screenshot showing the message in the background. The foreground application shows that the reference file exists.

If anyone has any idea or comment that would be greatly appreciated.

Note that I spotted this old thread (https://community.slickedit.com/index.php/topic,4731.msg25870.html#msg25870) but it seems to depict a situation where files referenced in SE files did not physically exist.


Dan

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Is it all files, or just some?  I'm guessing X: is a drive mapped to a network somewhere?

jcelle

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oups, it's seems to have gone (I applied the 23.xx hotfix in between).
Anyway I still would have a request about this result window: can I configure the colors somewhere ?
As seen on attached screenshot it is pretty difficult (at least for me) to distinguish the file from the line of code.
I want to remove the background color change (everything on black)

Cheers

Dan

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Unfortunately that uses an editor buffer.  So if you change the background, it will change all of your editor buffers.

You can change the color of the filename, and the highlight. Go to Tools>Options>Colors.  In the list on the left look under Highlighting.  The elements are Filename, and Highlight.

jcelle

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 :D Splendid ! Thanks Dan.