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Re: Rapidly navigating buffers using search


From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: Rapidly navigating buffers using search
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2010 08:54:26 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jonathan Groll <address@hidden> writes:

> For quick navigation, I use C-s (isearch-forward) and C-r
> (isearch-backward) for a phrase that catches my eye so that I can
> quickly move to that part of the buffer. I *think* this is a technique
> that a lot of us use for rapidly navigating buffers.
>
> The thing is, what do you type when you want to exit the search? I
> usually type C-SPC (set-mark) or if I'm feeling certain then I might
> press something like C-d. Is there a better way to exit the search
> without the unintended consequences (such as setting mark?) I also do
> find it difficult to hold in my head that exiting a forward search
> drops me at the end of the search result and vice-versa for a reverse
> search.
>
> Any body want to share their technique for rapidly navigating buffers?

Have a look at ioccur.el:

hg clone http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/ioccur
hg update -C development

> Cheers,
> Jonathan
>
>

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Thierry Volpiatto
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