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Re: does emacs support incremental searching for partial matches?


From: Leh CHAO
Subject: Re: does emacs support incremental searching for partial matches?
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:33:03 -0800

Hi Drew, thank you for your help!

Sometimes I would be able to know the .* part, for example, I want to
match WindowsMemoryCacheManagement by using 'memcache'. With regular
expression, I have to specify .*m.*e.*m.*c.*a.*c.*h.*e.*

Is there any command or plugin I can use?

Thanks!

eric

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 6:21 AM, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I'm wondering if emacs has built-in support for incremental searching
>> for partial matches, such as searching for 'memcache' matches
>> 'memorycache'. It would be really helpful to me when I'm working on
>> Visual C++ code because the programmers tend to use long variable
>> names.
>
> You can use regexp search: `C-M-s mem.*cache'.
> See `C-h r g regexp search RET'.
>
>



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