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Re: lynx-dev 'N' for backwards 'n' like "less"?

From: Chuck Martin
Subject: Re: lynx-dev 'N' for backwards 'n' like "less"?
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 01:06:54 -0500

On Wed, Mar 24, 1999 at 10:10:19AM -0500, John Bley wrote:
> Anyway, since lynx uses less-style '/' for new-search and 'n' for 
> next-occurence, I figure it only makes sense to keep 'N' like less.  

But less *does* use ? for a backward search, just like vi.  N means
"repeat last search, but in the reverse direction," which means that
if your last search was already a reverse search (initiated by a ?),
then N will search forward through the file.  I vote for using a ?, as
others have suggested, to avoid confusion for those of us who are used
to both vi and less.


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