[Lazarus] OT, search and highlight[Re: IDE UI consolidation (was: Re: lfm as pascal)]

Mattias Gärtner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed May 6 12:35:51 CEST 2009

Zitat von Martin Friebe <lazarus at mfriebe.de>:

> Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 2:44 AM, Alexander Klenin <klenin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> FWIW, I often use "Quick search" (Ctrl+E) for code navigation,
>> How does "quick search" work?  I highlighted an identifier I want to
>> seach for, pressed Ctrl+E. It showed "seaching" in the editor status
>> bar, but nothing further. Sometimes it highlights a whole bunch of
>> stuff like the letter "e". I'm a bit lost. :-(
> Highlight (as in block-selection) and then search for it => use ctrl-f
> Quick search (or incremental search) (ctrl-e) means you start the search
> with an empty search-term, then as you type the editor searches for
> whatever fragment you typed
> ctrtl-e => status-bar displays searching
> b => status bar displays "b" / editor goes to the next "b" (b is
> highlighted, all other occurrences are highlighted in yellow)
> e => status bar shows "be" / editor goes to next "be"
> f => "bef" => ....
> backspace => "be" editor returns to "be"
> g, i, n => "begin"
> - while in quicksearch, pressing F3 or ctrl-e again => jump to the next
> search result of the same term
> - start quick search with ctrl-e, ctrl-e => resume with last search term

Please add this to the wiki.


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