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bug#22589: 25.0.90; First match found by isearch-forward-symbol is not n


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: bug#22589: 25.0.90; First match found by isearch-forward-symbol is not necessarily a symbol.
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:30:20 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

> Please imagine that you need to search for the symbol "int" (or any
> other symbol longer than the single-character "i").  How then you
> would be able to type the whole symbol "int" if the search failed
> after typing the first character "i" (or moved to the first occurrence
> of the symbol "i" when you need to find the symbol "int")?

I agree that this is a useful feature.  Not having it would make
entering the search pattern confusing.

But I think it should be documented.  When does it occur, and what else
is matched (one or two sentences).

There could also be some indication when this first match is not a
"real" match - but that might be overkill.


Regards,

Michael.





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