Re: Feature suggestion: Find and Replace history

From: vais <vsalik....at.gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 20:30:27 -0800 (PST)

Thank you, Mitchell. I would prefer a ComboBoxEntry as well. I do not
use history all the time, but it is a life-saver when using complex
regexps (or in TA's case, Lua patterns) - you don't always want THOSE
to go pufff.

Vais

On Jan 26, 11:19 pm, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Vais,
>
> > Find and Replace history can be implemented by the user in Lua
> > provided that both Find and Replace fields expose keyboard events.
> > This way up and down keys could be used to index into an array of
> > history items.
>
> I'll look into having a built-in ComboBoxEntry. I think adding hooks
> into the text entries will be more complicated then necessary.
>
> > The only problem with this approach is that there is no way to display
> > a list of items (other than opening another buffer).
>
> A completion list like the command entry would show a list, but I
> still think ComboBoxEntry is the way to go.
>
> > Do you think the benefits would outweigh the costs of changing the UI?
>
> I personally have never needed find history, but it's probably a good
> thing to have in the long run. It will likely be in either version 1.3
> or 1.4.
>
Received on Mon 26 Jan 2009 - 23:30:27 EST

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