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bug#36196: HyRolo String Searches Produce Unexpected Behavior

From: Mats Lidell
Subject: bug#36196: HyRolo String Searches Produce Unexpected Behavior
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 19:27:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Eric Bemiller writes:
> I use:  Editor:      GNU Emacs 26.2 (build 1, x86_64-w64-mingw32)
>         Hyperbole:   7.0.3
>         Sys Type:    x86_64-w64-mingw32
>         OS Type:     windows-nt
>         Window Sys:  w32
>         News Reader: Gnus v5.13
> I have another bug, I think -- but it may just be related to the weirdness
> around getting Hyperbole 7.0.3 working, which was discussed previously. Or it
> could be me misunderstanding the expected result
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Set `hyrolo-file-list` to only include the `DEMO-ROLO.otl` file
>    included with Hyperbole.
> 2. Attempt to search by logcal string, as described in the manual:
>    > (and Industries (and Dunn))
> 3. Unexpected Behavior #1: The results buffer shows the entire Demo Rolo, not
>    just the matching entry. The matching entry dooesn't have the highlight 
> face
>    applied, either.
> 4. Unexpected Behavior #2: Pressing <tab> to jump to next match returns 
> error: 
>    > (hyrolo-next-match): No following matches for "[previous Word search 
> string]"
> I don't know whether the two are related -- and, like I said, I don't know 
> what
> the intended behavior is.
> In the latter case, it seems that `hyrolo-next-match` isn't being passed what 
> I
> enter into the String search, and continues to use whatever the last 
> successful
> Word search was.
> So, if I do a Word search for `Smith` and then a string search for `(and
> Industries (and Dunn))`, `hyrolo-next-match` is still looking for `Smith`.
> In the former case, the documentation suggests that the results buffer should
> show only show entries that match, and not ones that don't -- and it seems 
> like
> it should highlight the match the way the Word or Regex searches do. Neither
> seems to be the case, currently.
> As always, thanks for any help!
> etb

Thanks for the report.

Item 1, 2 and 3 have been fixed in the pre 8.0.0 release that is available from 
elpa-devel. See https://elpa.gnu.org/devel/. Item 4 is scheduled to be fixed in 
Hyperbole 8.0.1.

%% Mats

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