[Lazarus] Options dialog filter

Martin lazarus at mfriebe.de
Sun Mar 4 00:11:01 CET 2012

On 03/03/2012 23:02, Juha Manninen wrote:
> 2012/3/4 Martin <lazarus at mfriebe.de <mailto:lazarus at mfriebe.de>>
>     Why do we need SynEdit?
> I thought it is used in some options frames. I am not sure.
>>         Hints are not searched
>>     That would be confusing wouldn't it?
>     Why?
> Hints can be long and there would be no immediate feedback about what 
> triggered the filter's match.
> The user could think the filter found pages that it should not find.
> Besides, the filter would not be so useful any more for words and 
> phrases that are used in many places.

Yes, hints can not be highlighted.
But hints can contain additional good words to search for.

Searching for very common stuff is a problem anyway. Typing "e" in the 
filter returns a lot.

Alternatively, each page could define keywords.

The feature is already great. And I do by no means want to make it look 
like I do not like it. I like it a lot.
I just expect users may not search or the terms we use for description...
We anyway have very few hints currently...

MAybe wait for feedback first, let users tell us what they type to 
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