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Re: navigating in dired

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: navigating in dired
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 10:18:19 -0700
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Fabian Braennstroem wrote:
> Mario Domgo"rgen <address@hidden> writes:
>>Fabian Braennstroem <address@hidden> writes:
>>>I start using 'dired' instead of the 'Midnight-Commander' and now, I
>>>am looking for some feature 'mc' has.  Right now, my biggest problem
>>>is to navigate in a directory with a lot of subdirectories and
>>>files. Let's say I want to got to the file 'main' in that
>>>directory. In 'mc' I could type 'm' and the cursor jumps to the first
>>>word beginning with 'm'. How can I jump to this file quickly? Maybe,
>>>anybody has a function for that!?
>>You have the ful power of emacs in dired. Just use C-s or C-r ...
> But when I want to jump to /root I first find dozens of 'r' in the
> mode-column. That is not the nicest way.

I understand what you want, and I agree it'd be a nice feature.  In the
meantime, try this: * % r RET M-}

Kevin Rodgers

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