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Greetings,

Using Filelocator Lite build 762, when I add parentheses ( round brackets ) to a 'containing text' search, there are no results returned.

As a work-around I can enable regular expression and escape the bracket with a backslash, but wondered if there is a way to search for them without switching to regex logic.

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The parenthesis are being used to specify precedence. If you don't want that enclose the text in quotes, e.g. instead of

searchThis(

use

"searchThis("

by (73.8k points)

Thank you, that worked. Note to anyone else, if the text your looking for contains a quote, it will need to be escaped with a backslash, as in: search("This") becomes "search(\"This\")"

@whoisrich Thanks for the extra info!

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