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Hello all,

I often have to sear for strings with a + or ++ character in the line.
How do I have to search for such character string like:


The quote is only to show you, that this is a complete line.

Thanks all.

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Since there are no spaces in the text you should be able to search for that term exactly as shown (assuming you have Boolean expression specified).

Containing Text: BGM++227+1234567890+9+NA

If you had spaces then you would need quotes:

Containing Text: "BGM ++ 227+1234567890+9+NA"

If you want to ensure that your text has no 'special' characters and will be treated literally use the Plain text expression type:

Plain text expression type

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