Cannot find text in *.py files with Windows Explorer?

Dikkie Dik dikkie at nospam.org
Sat Apr 4 14:10:24 CEST 2009


> Anybody have a solution for Windows (XP) Explorer search not finding 
> ordinary text in *.py files? 

This is a known issue. You won't be able to search PHP or even VBScript
files either, as they are not "known" text formats and are therefore
considered "binary, nothing to see here, move along please".

I lost the link I used, but this site seems to have the info also:
http://www.petri.co.il/windows_xp_search_bug.htm

Best regards.



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