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Re: doc-view.el now allows searching


From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: doc-view.el now allows searching
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 16:42:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Joost Kremers <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Joost,

>> 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.
>
> it works fine, i haven't found any real bugs (yet ;-).

Because I don't make any faults. :-)

> one thing though: the first time you press C-s, the document gets
> converted to txt, but once this is done, you're not asked for a search
> string and no searching is done. you have to press C-s again to do
> this. is this intentional?

Yes, because the process may take several seconds on slow machines and
big documents.

> if so, i must admit it's not very intuitive.

Yeah, now it's don this way: If the process finishes and the user didn't
switch to another buffer, the user will be queried for a regexp.  If he
switched away, he won't be bothered.

> and another thing: would it be possible to inform the user about the
> dimensions of the image when slicing with `s s'?

Yes, now it always displays the valid range.

Bye,
Tassilo
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