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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 23:54:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Bill Clementson <address@hidden> writes:

>> And it's even getting better: the search matches are now displayed in
>> the help-echo, too.
>
> Hey, that's really cool. But, I have to move the mouse in order to get
> the help-echo to display. Is there anyway to get the help-echo to
> display without the mouse (either automatically once you've done
> "C-S-n" or with a key)?

For your pleasure: now C-t does that.

>> I have that PDF and it works for me.  Could you please delete the
>> doc.txt in the cache and try again?
>>
>> If it still doesn't work, please post your search regexp.
>
> Ok, I deleted the doc.txt file for PCL and did a "C-u doc-view" to
> re-generate the PDF; however, search still doesn't work properly with
> PCL. I just did a simple search for "mapcar". When I press "C-S-n",
> the first page it positions to is physical page 51 (page 25 in the
> book). However, "mapcar" isn't on that page. The first match is
> actually on physical page 57 (page 31 in the book) and that
> corresponds to the matching text that is displayed by doc-view for
> physical page 51 ("specify the values to change. The main new bit is
> the use of a function MAPCARthat maps over").
>
> Presumably, if you search for "mapcar", you are positioned to physical
> page 57?

Exactly.

What's your pdftotext version?  Mine is

,----[ pdftotext -v ]
| pdftotext version 3.00
| Copyright 1996-2004 Glyph & Cog, LLC
`----

which comes with poppler-0.5.4.

Could you please upload the doc.txt somewhere?

Bye,
Tassilo


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