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Re: tags-loop-continue backwards?


From: Alan
Subject: Re: tags-loop-continue backwards?
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 15:28:42 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 15, 10:10 am, "Felix E. Klee" <address@hidden>
wrote:
> Suppose, I started searching through files by hitting "A" (dired-do-
> search) in dired mode. I then can continue searching by hitting
> "M-," (tags-loop-continue). However, how do I search backwards?
>
> Searching backwards may for example be necessary, when I suddenly
> realize that, five files ago, I have missed something. In fact it is a
> very important feature for me.

That would be a nice feature.  However, looking at the code, it uses
're-search-forward' & doesn't provide for going backwards.  Within a
file buffer you can interactively move to the top and "M-," will start
from there again.


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