Finding text in field

Alex Tweedly alex at
Tue Feb 22 08:10:23 EST 2005

Sarah Reichelt wrote:

> I often use the Find & replace dialog to search scripts, but today I 
> decided to use it to search the contents of fields as well., but it 
> didn't work. I got the circling arrows and it said "Getting info..." 
> but that was it. The program hadn't crashed - I was able to turn off 
> that checkbox and do a search just in the scripts. Searching using all 
> the other checkboxes worked fine, it just seems to be fields.
> Could anyone confirm this for me before I bugzilla it.

Sounds like you hit the problem I did at the end of January - and Chipp 
gave the answer ....

> Alex,
> No Need to fix, tracked it down last night. Turns out there's a problem
> with shared group references. It manifests itself in a spinning busy 
> icon which never stops and no hits seen in the fields below. I've 
> created a patch stack:
> go URL ""
> This stack will patch the revSearch.rev stack so that the group
> references are set correct. There's also a button to 'revert' to the old
> stack, though I'm at a lost why anyone would want to.

I'm pretty sure he also said it had been Bugzilla'ed - but I didn't keep 
that email, just this one with the solution.

Alex Tweedly

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