VisualStudio "Find in files" not working

Oct 15, 2011 Posted by Lara Kannan
The "Find in files" function of Visual Studio (2008 or 2010) stops working. Whatever I search for it always says "No files were found to look in. Find was stopped in progress". It is very annoying. Since I have only found solution in blog.

The solution is to press Control + Scroll Lock and all is fixed. It works smart! :)

At present, the workaround is to press
  • Ctrl + Scroll Lock
  • Ctrl + Break
  • The Break key alone
  • ALT + Break
  • ALT + Scroll Lock



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