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jamesfear

Hey I'm using AutoCAD 2008 LT,

now I'm having trouble finding a string of text with square brackets "["

Anyone know of this problem or how to fix it?

I've gone through the options that find and replace has, ticked and unticked all of them still nothing.

 

 

P.S. 2008 LT, dosn't have the "Use wilcards" tickbox...

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ReMark

Sometimes working with LT can be vexing. I'd suggest a custom lisp routine but LT does not support it. Perhaps the use of a macro?

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Steven Erickson
Hey I'm using AutoCAD 2008 LT,

now I'm having trouble finding a string of text with square brackets "["

Anyone know of this problem or how to fix it?

I've gone through the options that find and replace has, ticked and unticked all of them still nothing.

 

 

P.S. 2008 LT, dosn't have the "Use wilcards" tickbox...

 

I'm using AutoCAD 2007 LT and just checked it out and the same thing happened to me. I checked out all other characters on the keyboard and they show when using the "find" command, except for the "[" square bracket. The right side of the square bracket "]" does show... so assuming you closed the bracket out with the right side, try doing a "find" with that.

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lpseifert

Try `[

Reverse quote Bracket

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ReMark

Is the use of a reverse quote considered a wildcard of sorts?

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lpseifert

The [ is a wildcard (or part of one). The ` will make Find read the next character literally.

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ReMark

You are a fountain of information my friend. Thanks.

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Ryder76

This old dog just learned a new trick - Thanks!

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jamesfear
Try `[

Reverse quote Bracket

Thank you for your help, that works! haha

and thank you ReMark for your sugguestion =]

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