799Re: [jasspa] How to search forward for selection
- Dec 10, 2003The proposal made for handling keys in isearch sounds fine = Its a
given the dynamic behaviour and uncertainty about intent that editing
the search string
FWIW I'd say editing the isearch string shpuld restart the search from
the start point rather than any current hit but thats just me...
"Phillips, Steven" wrote:
>Sure - thats sometime useful when isearch isnt doing what you want, its
> One thing I neglected to mention that I guess I should is that if you do 'C-s return' (i.e. execute isearch and then press Enter) isearch drops into the standard message line editing mode in which it remains until you type one of the following:
> C-g - abort
> C-s - isearch forward for the current message line content
> C-r - isearch backward for current ml content
> return - perform a search-forward for current ml content, i.e. isearch becomes search-forward
> So at the cost of an extra return isearch can become the standard search-forward
ideal if what you want is to just do a search...
>(I bet no one knew that either - does anyone rtfm??). So what ever you can do in search-forward you can easily do with isearch-forward!The cost - an extra cognitive dissonance keystroke to get into the right
It'd be as convenient if there was a keystroke in search that boosted
search to an isearch as well...
making both searches just search modes..
> So who's still using search-forward??me - extra keystrokes to get where I want isnt goanna cut it....
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