What can “Find and Replace” command do with your project files? Well, I must confess, a lot.
Yesterday I had to change a bit of HTML markup on a recent project. After discovering what to change I started a “Find and Replace” dialog in my favorite editor and… pressed Replace all. After that I’ve looked through several HTML templates and everything seemed OK’. I completely forgot about it and started with new tasks.
The next morning surprisingly my colleagues and I found that while doing the batch replacement I accidentally replaced one line of code in the prototype.js framework! :)
The moral: use “Find and Replace” command with care!