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I'm searching within text files, and get an error that says

Reported Error:Opening parenthesis '('not found for corresponding closing parenthesis')'. It worked fine yesterday, and I'm using the latest version. Just searching for "test()" gets the error. Help! :)

Problem running task: Starting search - - Contents search value: 'test()' is not valid for the expression type Boolean - - Reported Error: Opening parenthesis '(' not found for corresponding closing parenthesis ')'. Use quotes to specify literal text, e.g. "ending)"

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If you are using parenthesis you need to enclose them in quotes, e.g.

Containing Text: "test()"

Alternatively if you're using FileLocator Pro you can switch the expression type to Plain Text.

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