[RFC] Simple Search to Bottom Dock

Stephan Witt st.witt at gmx.net
Mon Feb 15 08:52:25 UTC 2021

Am 15.02.2021 um 09:11 schrieb Jürgen Spitzmüller <spitz at lyx.org>:
> Am Sonntag, dem 14.02.2021 um 22:54 +0100 schrieb Pavel Sanda:
>> Another glitch: F3 in search pane goes forward, F3 in edit area goes
>> backward.
> This looks like an (unintended?) consequence of Stephan's work: word-
> find now uses cached search information _including_ direction.
> Stephan is this really how it should be?

I don’t understand. The direction isn’t stored in setSearchRequestCache().
The direction is stripped. Probably that causes the trouble.

You did something about it. I had another proposal ready but not sent yet :(

Patch attached.


> We could re-bind F3 to word-find-forward in cua, but this has the
> drawback that it doesn't open the search dialog if the buffer is empty.
>> If I understand correctly the situation on Mac, when some text is
>> selected, you can immediately use shortcut for find-next. Wouldn't be
>> cool to have shortcut for this in linux as well (AFAIK we don't now)?
> Bound to Ctrl-F3 now.

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