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bug#20195: 25.0.50; Let Dired commands such as `dired-do-search' (`A') u
bug#20195: 25.0.50; Let Dired commands such as `dired-do-search' (`A') use prefix arg
Thu, 2 Apr 2015 07:01:15 -0700 (PDT)
> > See above. There are *many* ways to do the same thing in Dired (and
> > elsewhere in Emacs). In and of itself, eliminating such "duplication"
> > is a silly goal (IMHO).
> But it's rather convenient to keep in memory that:
> 1) First mark files you want to process. To augment mark behaviour
> (e.g. mark all files in a subdir) specify prefix arg to the mark
> command or use a corresponding specific command.
> 2) Perform search/replace. To augment search/replace behavior (like
> toggle word searching) you have to specify prefix argument to the
> search/replace command.
Yes, there are multiple ways to do the same thing in Dired. Nothing
in this enhancement will prevent you from always doing things the way