24396Re: Why don't variables work correctly in Find dialog?
- Apr 9, 2014---In firstname.lastname@example.org, <jshotsky@...> wrote :
> When I try to find (^%Units%) using the find dialog, it doesThere's a basic difference between the menu command Find and clip execution. That dialog will never evaluate variables or functions.
> not find anything, although there are numerous candidates for
> it to find.
> A somewhat different, but regular problem I am having with theYou already mentioned that issue with "Missing Find and Search history dropdowns", Basic Group, Sep 20, 2011, message #22233. And you confirmed that this happens when searching Unicode files.
> find dialog is that, sometimes, there is no history in the find
> dialog, other times there is.
Regarding this problem, Eric once told me: "It's not a bug. Unfortunately the
drop-down list is not designed to store Unicode text, which is why it
isn't displayed in this situation." (Eric Fookes, Apr 25, 2012).
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