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Re: Tiny change to find-tag-default.

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Tiny change to find-tag-default.
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 00:21:35 +0200
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"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>     Suppose I'm looking at a text, and want to grep for a phrase
>     (e.g. just two words) in that text, I highlight the text to search for
>     (set mark, go to end of text) and do M-x lgrep. ...
>     I don't think it makes sense to do this w/o transient-mark-mode,
>     but that's why we have temporary transient-mark-mode marking.
> That behavior ounds good to me. What about doing the same for `grep' and the
> other similar commands?

If the change is made to find-tag-default, the change will apply to grep
and find-grep too.

> OTOH, if done in `find-tag-default', this would also affect things like
> function-called-at-point and variable-at-point. I don't know if that would
> be a good feature or not.

At least it still gives predictable behavior (and in most cases it doesn't 
as the find-tag-default is only used as a last resort fallback).

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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