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Where are the result of find in files in Visual Studio - Is this a bug

    Question

  • I am trying to search for a keyword inside my solution and I attempted to do a find in files. This is what my dialog looks like. Is this a bug ?

    and this is what my result looks like

    How can I expand these results ?

    Seems like this guy had the same problem

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/1a02f076-29f7-46d1-879a-f8ae6d6abe95/vs-2012-find-in-files-returns-no-line-item-results?forum=csharpide


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    • Edited by Silver_Gates Thursday, February 18, 2016 7:50 PM
    Thursday, February 18, 2016 7:39 PM

Answers

  • Hi Silver_Gates,

    Which version of Visual Studio are you using?

    Please try with following steps to troubleshoot this problem.

    1. Close the all Antivirus installed on your computer when running Visual Studio.
    2. Run Visual Studio 2015 Community in safe mode with "Deven.exe /SafeMode" command to prevents all third-party VSPackages from loading when Visual Studio starts, thus ensuring stable execution.
    3. Reset all settings/repair for your Visual Studio.
    4. Please change another computer to check whether this problem caused by computer environment.

    Best Regards,
    Weiwei

    Friday, February 19, 2016 8:37 AM
    Moderator