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Re: [Nano-devel] search history

From: Chris Allegretta
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] search history
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 20:02:03 -0700
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On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 12:46:40PM +1000, Ken Tyler wrote:
> > No, what I'm saying is I added a bit to the code so that it cycles back:
> [deleted]
> I don't like the sound of this.
> I'd much rather have a definite oldest that you get 'stuck' at instead of
> wrapping round. If you want to get to the most recent, a ^C ^W starts you
> off again.

Bah, why?  bash doesn't do this :)  If you get to the end of the list 
and didn't find what you want, you're going to want to get to a blank 
line immediately so you can enter a new string without aborting the 

> > This is what I was trying to describe, one uniform mode for search:
> [deleted]
> I'm not quite getting what you want the combined pico/nano mode todo (if
> it's this hard to communicate either I'm thick or maybe it's illogical Mr
> Spock).
> ^W            Search [Redwood] :
> enter                                 now searching
> ^W            Search [Redwood] :
> abc           Search [] : abc         a new search string being entered
> enter                                 now searching
> ^W            Search [Redwood] :
> up            Search [] : Redwood     string now ediatble
> up            search [] : tree        this string editable too
> 1             search [] : tree1       edit it
> (keys)                search [] : tre1on      further editing
> up            search [] : saw         change of mind, get older string
> (keys)                search [] : bigsaw      edit it
> enter                                 now searching for bigsaw
> Do these three examples describe the desired behaviour ?

I think you have it exactly, except that the empry bracks wouldn't be 
there.  It would just be:
Search: blahblah

Chris A
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