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Cancel Operation on CTRL-F Find

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Cancel Operation on CTRL-F Find

Seems like a simple function, but I can't seem to cancel or stop a Find (ctrl-F) on a table in the EG. It's not a large table (350k obs) and I'm searching in one column. However after 30 minutes of waiting I need to get on with my day. I can't kill the EG process as a WORK table of 89 million obvservations would need to recreated taking several hours.

It's a tough lesson to learn, but if there is no interupt or cancel I will NEVER use CTRL-F again!
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Re: Cancel Operation on CTRL-F Find

It's not intuitive, but you should be able to click the "X" in the upper left corner to close the Find window and abandon the search.

Chris
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Re: Cancel Operation on CTRL-F Find

Thanks Chris, I'll try to remember this if I get caught in that situation again.
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