I've looked everywhere that I can think of, but I can see now way to search for a string in the Script Editor.
Is this possible or do I need to create a PDF and search that?
Can't do it natively, so printing a PDF is one option.
If you don't mind paying for the functionality you may find that this tool is indispensable:
If you are using a Mac you can use the Open PDF in Preview option in the print dialog box. This gives you a temporary PDF version with limited search function, but it may be sufficient for your needs and saves creating a whol lot of PDFs.
Totally agree with Wim about the Developer Assistant. Quite totally essential. Also really great is the fmSyntaxColorizer (Mac only) - it uses the MBS pluginn from MonkeyBread. It allows you to color script steps - makes seeing logical patterns a treat.
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I don't know if this can help.
I use this a lot when I need to search for something in my solution.
In Filemaker Pro Advanced
Tools --> Databse Design Report --> check scripts --> click create
This will create an HTML file that you can easily search.
My scripts are largish (some > 150 A4 pages), lots of tables, layouts and relationships so the Database Design Report is like two volumes of War & Peace.
My scripts are pretty well organised with the first few pages setup as undexes pointing to "Procedure Numbers" , e.g. "14.8 Delete this thingy", "14.9 Delete this other thingy" and so on.
I have been using PDFs and they are OK, but slow. Iv'e downloaded a trial of the Developer Assistant and it looks great. I should have downloaded it long ago. The script writer is a bit agricultural. I guess the dev team will focus on it when the Global New Fuctionalty Race slows.
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