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Re: [Nano-devel] search history

From: Chris Allegretta
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] search history
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 16:32:42 -0700
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On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 06:57:01AM +1000, Ken Tyler wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Oct 2002, Chris Allegretta wrote:
> > When I get home I'll have a look and see if (1) I have your patch (2) 
> > the patch does anything close to this (3) see if I can make it do 
> > something like this ;)
> Hello,
> Well my patch is not quite as you describe but close.
> What to do you do with a string in [] brackets once it is recalled and new
> display of it edited ?
> Search [abcd] : 1a2b3c
> Should it stay or disappear ? Confusion to me.  I still reckon pico mode
> should not have histories, maybe it would encourage migration.

Dissappear.  Once it becomes editable the text should dissappear before the 

Search [abcd]: <hit up or down arrow>
Search: abcd

This way we would only need one input method, we get the benefit of being able 
to edit the text if we want to, and can still enter a new string without having 
to erase the previous text.

Chris A
Chris Allegretta

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