Originally Posted by zelda_pinwheel
actually, this is precisely how i've been working, but i just open the file in sigil, copy the entire code window to notepad (ctrl A ctrl C, then ctrl V in notepad) and do all my searches there. then i delete the code from sigil and paste in the updated version, and save. it's a bit less efficient than being able to search directly in sigil but it works quite well nonetheless.
and it's nice having two windows so i can easily display (for instance) my css codes in sigil while i'm working in notepad, if i want to update some styles or refer to them.
Interesting, thanks for that idea Zelda.