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Re: How to get a fixed search string into the editable area of an isearc
Re: How to get a fixed search string into the editable area of an isearch.
Sun, 05 Jun 2016 00:46:49 +0300
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)
> I have a need for a command that starts an isearch with a specific string
> in the editable area that I can add and subtract characters from
> interactively during the search. I have things working with the following
> code except the string does not appear in the editable area even though the
> search is done for the fixed string. Can anyone solve this? I couldn't
> get any of the isearch-yank-* commands to do the right thing here either.
> Please help. Thanks.
> It would be much simpler if the user-level isearch commands like
> isearch-forward could take a string/regexp as an argument and then jump
> into the middle of a search as if the characters had been typed
> interactively. One might think setting isearch-string would do something
> (defun isearch-for-string ()
> "Interactively search forward for next occurrence of a fixed string.
> Then add characters to further narrow the search."
> (let* ((match-str "fixed-string")
> (append '((lambda () (interactive) (setq isearch-string match-str))
> (if (not (equal match-str (car search-ring)))
> (isearch-update-ring match-str nil))
Maybe this is what you need?
(defun isearch-for-string ()
(isearch-forward nil 1)