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Posted on 2004-09-01
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Hi,

I have never been able to search for text files containing certain strings with the extension .cnm.

If I change the extension to .txt or .log then the file is picked out no problem.

In Folder Options/ File Types I have set .cnm to be Text Document and to open in Notepad.

What else do I need to do?

Cheers,
Gordon
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This should help:
Using the "A word or phrase in the file" search criterion may not work
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=309173
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Thanks very much!

Damn it though - why didn't I find that - aaaargh!
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