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RE: Add M-x occur to the menu-bar

From: Marshall, Simon
Subject: RE: Add M-x occur to the menu-bar
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 09:30:29 +0100

Should something be added to TODO or would anyone like to volunteer to
try it?  I can volunteer, but I've no idea when I'd get a chance to do

(What is the alternative interface for grep?  I couldn't find anything
by poking around in the manual.)

Thanks, Simon.

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Stallman [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: 13 September 2003 14:57
To: Marshall, Simon
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Add M-x occur to the menu-bar

    I think M-x grep and M-x occur should have as similar a UI as

All else being equal, I agree.  People have tried making interfaces
for grep that separate the arguments.  I think one such is actually
installed as an alternative.  But they are simply less convenient
than M-x grep.

    I've always found it baffling that if you are in a *grep* buffer you
    a Compile menu with entries like "Next Error" to go to the next
    I've always found it annoying that C-x ` works for *grep* but not

It might make sense for C-x ` to work with Occur.

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