Re: [code] [textadept] Search wrapped behaviour

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2014 09:08:49 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Robert,

On Wed, 26 Mar 2014, Robert Gieseke wrote:

> Am 26/03/14 14:15, schrieb Mitchell:
>> On Wed, 26 Mar 2014, Robert Gieseke wrote:
>>> the find_wrapped event seems to be always emitted at the top of the
>>> buffer and not before the first occurrence of the searched term, where
>>> the search was initiated.
>>> Is this the expected behaviour?
>>> This discussion seems to disagree:
>>> http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090609061156AA6L2Qs
>>
>> Yes, it is expected behavior. My understanding of "wrap around" is when
>> you hit the bottom of the buffer and jump to the top to continue the
>> search.
>
> Thanks for the clarification. How about changing the doc string to something
> like
>
> -- @field _G.events.FIND_WRAPPED (string)
> -- Emitted when a text search passes the beginning of a buffer, either
> from
> -- bottom to top (when searching for a next occurrence), or from top to
> -- bottom (when searching for a previous occurrence).
> -- This is useful for implementing a more visual or audible notice when a
> -- search wraps in addition to the statusbar message.

Okay, I will update the documentation with something slightly different.

Cheers,
Mitchell

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