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bug#14015: Feature request: highlight partial matches in Info's index-se


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#14015: Feature request: highlight partial matches in Info's index-search
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:08:59 +0200

> From: Juri Linkov <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:31:56 +0200
> 
> >    Found FOObar in Some Node. (`,' tries to find next.)
> >
> > (The stand-alone reader is a text-mode program, so it changes the
> > letter-case to emphasize the part that matched.)
> >
> > It would be nice if Emacs did something similar, although it is
> > probably better to use colors if available.
> 
> info-look.el uses the following face to highlight found matches
> in the Info reader:
> 
>   (defcustom info-lookup-highlight-face 'match
>     "Face for highlighting looked up help items.
>   Setting this variable to nil disables highlighting."
>     :group 'info-lookup :type 'face)
> 
> Adding a similar face option to highlight the text matched by `Info-index'
> will change the output of `Info-virtual-index' and `info-apropos'
> to look exactly the same like as output of `occur' that is good
> for consistency of the UI.  This is in addition to highlighting
> the matches in the each area that you asked for:

Thanks, I like the result very much.

I think it warrants a NEWS entry.





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