[lazarus] Patch for searchresults dialog

Bob Wingard bwingard at gt.rr.com
Tue Nov 25 18:06:39 EST 2003

On Sat, 2003-11-22 at 10:50, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 10:22:21 -0600  Bob Wingard <bwingard at gt.rr.com> wrote:
> > Mattias,
> > 	I looked at the TODO list for the searchresults on the Lazarus web
> > page. What would you like the find identifier function to do?
> Example:
> User points source editor caret on an identifier. The function  "Find
> Identifier" (or maybe we should call it "Find References"?) will search the
> definition and then all places, where this identifier is used.
> The search result window will show all the results. 
> After this the next step is "Rename identifier": 
> The user gives a new name. The IDE automatically checks every found
> reference for conflicts with the new name. This will result in a list of
> conflicts. (Also shown in the search result window: a flag). If there are no
> conflicts, or the user forces the renaming, all found identifiers will be
> renamed.
> The first step is to extend the find in files dialog. We need to search in:
> - all project files. Including files in a search path (e.g. unit path).
> - all files of a package
> - all files of all depending packages 
> - a combination of the above
> The next step is to extend the file selection of the "Find In Files", so
> that it can be reused by "Find Identifier" function.
> Mattias
 I will start looking into this some time this week, I have been covered
up at work but will have some time over the next few days as we have a
holiday coming up in the US.

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