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Modifying a 'method' which contains a lambda expression will prevent the debug session from continuing while Edit and Continue is enabled.

How to solve this problem while using lambda expression?



Thanks in advance
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Updated 26-Jun-14 4:18am
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[no name] 26-Jun-14 9:55am
   
Okay, so why are you unable to split the paragraph then iterate through the resulting array to see if the array element contains the word you are looking for?
[no name] 26-Jun-14 10:26am
   
Okay so now why are changing your "question" to something completley different so that the answers you already have make no sense? And, the answer to this question is to stop trying to make changes to expressions when you are trying to debug them.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 26-Jun-14 14:19pm
   
This is just the illustration of the problem with lambda expression: "modifying the string which contains a question will prevent the answer from being valid". :-)
To me, this is not even a problem: there will also be some programming techniques which cannot be debugged using some existing debugger.
—SA

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Well, it depends.
If this is just "in a string" then it's complex; strings don't have any real built in sense of "lines", just of a "line separator" character: '\n'

One way to do it is to get the index of the word - which is trivial - and then count the number of "lines" in the string up to that point. But...there is not built in way to count lines either! This should help you find the lines count: Counting Lines in a String[^] - it presents quite a few ways, which are (mostly) easy to modify to only work on a substring without generateing new strings all the time.
   
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agent_kruger 26-Jun-14 9:32am
   
no sir, i have updated the question please see to that. I want the whole line where the word exists.

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