Author Topic: Can't search for tabs in files  (Read 1217 times)


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Can't search for tabs in files
« on: July 29, 2013, 06:55:47 pm »
In order to do a Search In Files for tabs (\t using SlickEdit regular expressions), I have to go into the options and switch Expand Tabs To Spaces to OFF.  I believe this is incorrect behavior.  The search should look for tabs regardless of this setting.


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Re: Can't search for tabs in files
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2013, 03:08:21 pm »
I can confirm that it does exactly that.  It is the same result if you opened the file and searched it.  I agree that complicates search in files operation in this case.  I think I can come up with a workaround for this.