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Re: C-s C-s... with no previous string

From: Hallvard B Furuseth
Subject: Re: C-s C-s... with no previous string
Date: 09 Jan 2003 19:45:29 +0100

Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:
>> Maybe emacs should say something if no previous string is known:
>> $ emacs
>> C-s C-s [C-s...]
>> At it is it feels like one has hit XOFF :-)
> I agree.  Here's one way to do it:
> (...)
> !                   (message "Search ring is empty")
> !                   (sleep-for 1)

Please, no!  I hate to wait for sleeps.  Use sit-for, so I can continue
editing at once.  Or better, temporarily append " [Search ring is
empty]" to the prompt, but I guess that's more work.


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