Bug 834 - Cannot use "Replace in files" to replace text with empty string
Summary: Cannot use "Replace in files" to replace text with empty string
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: 2.6
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Depends on:
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Reported: 2011-09-15 11:42 UTC by Chris Hardy [MSFT]
Modified: 2011-12-20 11:41 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:


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Remove "PointF" to empty string in file... (109.08 KB, image/png)
2011-09-15 11:42 UTC, Chris Hardy [MSFT]
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Description Chris Hardy [MSFT] 2011-09-15 11:42:42 UTC
Created attachment 381 [details]
Remove "PointF" to empty string in file...

Cannot search & replace in files. I get a message "The search could not be finished. Object reference not set to instance of an object.". Hitting the "FIND" button finds all relevant hits but replacing does not work.

See attached image... This seems to break when using an empty string as the "replace" word.
Comment 2 Jeffrey Stedfast 2011-11-15 12:13:54 UTC
This is probably a trivial fix.
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2011-12-20 11:41:04 UTC
This appears to have been fixed. Works in git master.