[LyX/master] Add support for search/replace within selection (#2548)

Jürgen Spitzmüller spitz at lyx.org
Tue Feb 16 10:57:58 UTC 2021

Am Dienstag, dem 16.02.2021 um 11:38 +0100 schrieb Kornel Benko:
> Are you aware of following scenario?
> 1.) Select a whole paragraph containing words you want to find
> 2.) Open quick find dialog
> 	Grrrr ... remove preselected data
> 3.) enter a string to be found (there should be more that one such
> string in the
> selection)
> 4.) search
> 	The found string is selected, nice, but ...
> 5.) search again
> 	You will be asked if to search outside ...


> We should be able to differentiate between selections from user
> (defining the search-area)
> and selection created by find (defining the start of search area)

Good luck with that!

BTW LibreOffice does it exactly as we do (not that this is a good sign
eo ipso)


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