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Re: View-search-regexp-forward


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: View-search-regexp-forward
Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2003 18:48:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Adam Hardy <address@hidden> writes:

> just out of curiosity, why does View-search-regexp-forward only work
> in view mode? When I'm searching a file, I have to toggle view mode on
> before I can use it, and then toggle view mode off again to resume
> editing.

Do you know `C-M-s' (isearch-forward-regexp)?  It's not exactly the
same as `View-search-regexp-forward', but it's similar and works in
all modes.

> Another minor question while I'm at it: in the bottom left corner of
> emacs, just between the left hand edge and the file name, it says
> --(DOS) %%
>
> This implies to me some sort of MS-DOS encoding in the file header. Is
> that right?

It means that the file has DOS style line endings, i.e. CR/LF rather
than just CR as used in Unix.


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