Re: Feature suggestion: Incremental search

From: Alex <alex.bep....at.gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 14:47:05 -0800 (PST)

> In what way is it more useful than standard find? I never caught onto
> incremental search. I put a spot for it in the Find Box but never got
> around to implementing it.

You get instant feedback on whether what your search for is what you
look for. You type a few characters and see immediately, if they are
enough to find what you want or if you need to type a couple more.

– Alex

On Jan 26, 3:23 am, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Alex,
>
> > may I suggest a feature? I consider incremental search very useful and
> > hope it makes it into Textadept in a not too distant future.
>
> In what way is it more useful than standard find? I never caught onto
> incremental search. I put a spot for it in the Find Box but never got
> around to implementing it.
>
> > I think a
> > checkbox "Incremental" in the find dialog would be an appropriate way
> > to integrate this into the UI.
>
> Incidentally I filled that last spot with 'In files' for the coming
> release with Find in Files support.
>
Received on Mon 26 Jan 2009 - 17:47:05 EST

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