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Re: repeat-complex-command doesn't allow search-backwards


From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: repeat-complex-command doesn't allow search-backwards
Date: 19 May 2001 10:19:10 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.103

address@hidden (Dan Jacobson) writes:
> I hit C-x ESC ESC [repeat-complex-command] which allows one to "use
> the minibuffer history commands M-n and M-p to get different commands
> to edit and resubmit", but why can't one use C-r to search backwards,
> like bash?

  I'm not sure what's going on when you do hit C-r in that situation.
  One seems to be in some isearch la-la land. I agree that it should
  search through the history a la bash.

  In the short term, you can use M-r PAT RET to do sortof what you
  want.

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