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bug#29321: Isearch hit count


From: Live System User
Subject: bug#29321: Isearch hit count
Date: Sun, 04 Nov 2018 14:13:34 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

>>   Lets say there are 100 matches.  I search through them and wind
>>   up at 42/100.  I stop seaching and do something else.  I decide
>>   I want to go back to my previous search.  It would be very handy
>>   to have a command to do "goto match 42" or "goto match 67" or
>>   "goto match last-match" .e.g. go directly to 100/100 (since 100
>>   is the last found numbered match reported by isearch) and I would
>>   then see the 100th match highlighted and the indicator displaying
>>   "100/100".
>
> Regarding going to the last match, maybe simpler would be to have
> these commands?
>
> (defun isearch-beginning-of-buffer ()
>   "Go to the first occurrence of the current match.
> Move isearch point to the beginning of the buffer and repeat the search."
>   (interactive)
>   (goto-char (point-min))
>   (isearch-repeat-forward))
>
> (define-key isearch-mode-map "\M-s\M-<" 'isearch-beginning-of-buffer)
>
> (defun isearch-end-of-buffer ()
>   "Go to the last occurrence of the current match.
> Move isearch point to the end of the buffer and repeat the search."
>   (interactive)
>   (goto-char (point-max))
>   (isearch-repeat-backward))
>
> (define-key isearch-mode-map "\M-s\M->" 'isearch-end-of-buffer)
>
> where in isearch-mode 'M-s M-<' will jump to the first match,
> and 'M-s M->' will jump to the last match.


  Perfect!  with an excellent choice of keybindings!

  Thanks!






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