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Re: replace history

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: replace history
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 22:14:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>   > In Emacs 22 it's great the way that you are given the last
>>   > search/replace pair as a default for query-replace, but is there a way
>>   > to get a history of pairs rather than alternating search item/replace
>>   > item?
>> There isn't. I would also love to have such a feature. Bound for example
>> to C-M-p and C-M-n
> FWIW I would also love this feature.
> Another idea: make `C-u M-x query-replace' *reverse* the default pair.

The prefix argument of `query-replace' is already assigned to the
delimited meaning to replace matches surrounded by word boundaries.

To reverse the last two query-replace history elements you already can use
`M-% M-p RET M-p M-p M-p RET'.

> This would be useful to undo a replacement.

Isn't the undo command a much easier way to undo the last replacement?

Juri Linkov

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