[lazarus] Search results windows patch

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat Nov 8 18:57:53 EST 2003

On Sat, 08 Nov 2003 15:37:01 -0600
Bob Wingard <bwingard at gt.rr.com> wrote:

> Patch to move the search functions for find in files to a dialog box
> with a cancel button. The search now returns all matches within a file.

Applied. Thanks.

> Be careful the TStrings implementation used by the listbox control gets
> really slow when there are more than a couple thousand matches. I tried
> it with the TSynMemo and the TStrings implementation is much faster when
> it has a large number of strings. I did a regex search for ^procedure
> and the Tsynmemo handled the 13k matches without a problem. Do not try
> this with the Tlistbox Tstrings.

TListBox is not very optimized. OTOH: What kind of user can handle 13k of
listbox items?


> Bob
> On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 22:43, Jason King wrote:
> > (and its probably got my earlier patch in it too , sorry about that)
> > 
> > this implements the search results window.  If you do "Find in Files" ,
> > "search all open files" you will get a list of search results for your
> > text.  It only lists the first result in each file , not all of them so
> > far.  clicking on the entry in the search result window jumps to that
> > line in the file.
> > 
> > no doubt needs more work to make it less annoying , but its a start I
> > guess.  Still need to do notebook for several results , and search again
> > button.
> > 
> > searchresultview.pp is a blatent copy of messageview.pp 


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