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Why can't I paste text into TextEdit's search?

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Sep 13, 2012 12:04 PM

If I have a TextEdit file full of URLs and wish to search for a specific one (we all know how complex a URL can be!) I find that TextEdit will not allow me to paste any text into the search field, why is this (is it a security feature?) and is it replicatable on anybody elses system?

MacBook (13-inch Late 2007), Mac OS X (10.7.3), 4GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM

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