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Re: doc-view.el now allows searching (was: doc-view.el --- View PDF/Post

From: Bill Clementson
Subject: Re: doc-view.el now allows searching (was: doc-view.el --- View PDF/PostStript/DVI files in Emacs)
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 10:25:02 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (darwin)

Hi Tassilo,

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:
> Hey, it's a whole bunch of fun.  I've just finished implementing a new
> feature: Now you can REGEXP-SEARCH in documents.  Please git-pull and
> give it a try.  The commentary explains how to use it.

Hey, what a coincidence - I was just about to write a note saying
something along the lines of "now that the speed issue has been
addressed, the biggest remaining shortfall is..." and you went and
addressed it before I finished writing the post! ;-)

It would be nice if there was some way of highlighting the matching
terms in the document; however, I can't see how you would be able to
do that. Alternatively, as each matching page is displayed with
"C-S-n", perhaps you could display at the bottom of the page the
matches on that page with a certain amount of context - (e.g. - 10
words on either side of each match). That would let the reader find
the matches more easily on that page.

- Bill

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