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Re: "Match whole word only" "Match case"

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: "Match whole word only" "Match case"
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 15:07:05 +0900

On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 04:05:02 +0200, Juri Linkov <address@hidden> wrote:
> Also note that
> word search and replace are not very useful.  In source code they often
> don't work as intended.  What is more useful are not \b delimiters,
> but \_< and \_> to match symbols instead of words.

Maybe in theory, but in practice I find that a simple
word-query-replace is quite useful in source code, as it's often
"close enough", and it's easier to type than the regexp version with
\_< etc.

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