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Re: [Texmacs-dev] BUG: searching and functions

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] BUG: searching and functions
Date: Sat, 10 May 2003 00:16:09 +0200 (CEST)

> Hi developers,
> TeXmacs-1.0.1 search algorithm (invoked by C-s) skips over the portions
> of the text coming from the functions.
> Here is a smiple but illustrative example:
>   <assign|foo|<func|text|<value|text>>>
>   <apply|foo|hello world!>
> Now try to search for 'world':  C-s world
> The search fails even though "hello world" is displayed on the screen.
> It looks as though the text strings returned from the functions
> are not visited by the search algorithm.
> Is it a bug or feature??

Yes, that is normal, because functions are really scripts.
When you compute 1+1 --> 2 and search 1, you don't expect
to find "1" inside "2".

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