789Re: [jasspa] How to search forward for selection
- Dec 9, 2003Jon Green wrote:
>Ditto - ^W to me on cmdline is delete a word
> Thomas Hundt wrote:
> > > On all but isearch C-w can be currently used to clear the message line
> > > so it is not easy for us to simply change this as it may hinder more
> > > people than it helps.
> > I like the ^W feature in isearch (now that I know it's there!) but agree
> > that there ought to be a way to clear the search text (^A ^K doesn't
> > work) since I do this all the time (by cancelling the search and
> > starting over) when I mistype something at the beginning of the search text.
> > -Th
> I must admit I did not know that ^W existed.
> I also thinkbig emacs/Xemacs does something like this - I found it more confusing
> that ^A (possibly ^P) that returned to an editable
> search-forward type command line which is resumed to
> isearch-forward by ^S would actually be quite nice.
in being able to determine what searching mode you were in and what
keystrokes toggled you back and fwd and did searches and ...
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