Re: Bug#1389: dselect search feature?
Bill Mitchell writes ("Bug#1389: dselect search feature?"):
> "Michael E. Deisher" <deisher@enws428.EAS.ASU.EDU> said:
> > > 5. Forgive me if I missed this. Is there a way to do a search (like
> > > CTRL-s in emacs) for a particular string? This would sure help
> > > when one is looking for one package in the list.
> Type "/string".
> There are a couple of problems (IMO) with the way it's implemented.
> 1. A subsequent "/" doesn't search for the next occurrance of the
> search target. It should, IMHO.
\ (backslash) does this. Please see the keybindings help screen.
If you don't like this (I don't, particularly), please go and write a
version of wgetnstr that can be used to implement it :-). I am a
shortage of manpower ...
> 2. A subsequent "/string" with the same string won't search for
> the next occurrance of the search target until you've manually
> stepped off the line currently satisfying the search.
\ will go to the next occurence (spelt thus) of the search target,
without you having to step off the line (unless there is no next