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bug#6779: 23.1; `C-s RET C-w' to start word search


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#6779: 23.1; `C-s RET C-w' to start word search
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 15:22:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Johan Bockgård <address@hidden> writes:

> The NEWS file for Emacs 23 says that
>
>     In Isearch mode, a special case of typing `C-w' at the beginning of
>     the minibuffer that toggles word search (i.e. using key sequences
>     `C-s RET C-w' or `C-s M-e C-w') is obsolete.
>
> But in fact it doesn't seem to work at all.

Yeah, it I say `C-s C-w', then the word under point is inserted in the
search buffer, and allows me to search for that word.

So I think the NEWS file is just wrong?  `M-s w' seems to have the
intended effect.

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