This has actually changed in a later service fix of 5.1 (220.127.116.11?). It
was suggested in this newsgroup (see short-lived thread "find in
Sean Porterfield wrote:
Is there any way to "find" different strings in different members?
Every time I switch from on to another, my find gets replaced with
whatever I was finding in the other member.
In SEU I can edit one member, press F15 to browse another. Find
different strings (in different positions) and then copy/paste
The view-scoped settings do make a lot of sense, given that each edit
view has its own live-find dialog (showing or not), each with its find /
Your proposal for a preference option in this matter sounds reasonable -
allow one to choose the scope of the find and replace strings (global /
document / view). I'll see what can be done.
Scott Johnson wrote:
Prior to v5.1.2, I was able to double click on a field name in a source
member then do right click/Selected/Find Selection. I would then switch
to a different source member I had open and do a crtl+n(now shift+f4)
and it would look for it in that source member.
Now under 5.1.2, it does not work when I switch to the other source
member. It will do the find based on a previous search in that source
member. It will not do it based on the find I just did in the other
I am hoping that I just have to set a preference someplace. I have not
come across it yet though.