[MonoDevelop] Help - how to replace string in selection
atsushieno at veritas-vos-liberabit.com
Mon Jul 13 10:08:09 UTC 2015
MonoDevelop UI is not intuitive here at all, but you can do it.
"Replace in Files" dialog has "Selection" item on "Look in" item.
On 2015年07月13日 16:01, MarLOne wrote:
> I am wondering if my MonoDevelop 5.9.4 running in Mint-17 is properly
> installed as I am having trouble to get MD to perform search & replace in a
> selection. I am wondering if anyone can show me how to do this properly.
> I select a block of text, press Ctrl-H and the panel that comes up assumes I
> am searching the selected text in the current file which is not what I want.
> When I went to use the drop down arrow to change it to 'Search in Selection'
> the selection block is cleared.
> When the 'Search in selection' is checked and I enter the search text and
> the replacement text and then select the block of text that I want the
> replacement to take place, pressing the replace or even replace all button
> does not produce anything. I can clearly see the search text (which is a
> character) in the selection.
> I frequently have to copy the block to say Geany or Kate, to do a search and
> replace and then transfer that result back to MonoDevelop. Surely, this is a
> very basic requirement of any IDE or text editor and I must have missed the
> subtle operational procedure.
> Can someone place advise me how I can do:
> 1) Search in a block of text
> 2) More importantly replacing text in a block of text.
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