[duxhelp] Re: search and replace

  • From: "George Bell" <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 15:13:21 +0100

Hi Mike,

The biggest single criticism our users have of the Search and Replace is
that it is EITHER forward OR backward.  There is no "Whole Document"
option.

We would like to see a, "Reached end/beginning of document, do you want
to search the remainder?" option.

George Bell.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Gorse
> Sent: 01 June 2004 15:07
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] search and replace
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Currently (as of beta 3), if the user activates the stop 
> button when searching and replacing, the cursor will be left 
> at the location of the last found text as long as there was 
> no text selected before the search/replace was started.  If 
> there was a selection, then it is restored as was before the 
> search/replace was done.  Do people feel strongly about 
> whether or not this is appropriate?  I'm considering changing 
> it to remove the selection in that case and leaving the 
> cursor at the last find even when there was a selection, but 
> we wanted to ask if people on here had input on that or on 
> similar issues with those dialogues and what is done with the cursor.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -Mike
> 
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