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RE: Copy/iSearch/Occur on folded outline view?

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Copy/iSearch/Occur on folded outline view?
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 08:52:06 -0800

> > > FYI, Isearch+ also provides toggle key `C-+' for this.
> >
> > I'm willing to allow this for org-mode.
> Mainly FYI: Please note that this kind of solution may users 
> of org make think that `isearch-query-replace' and
> `isearch-query-replace-regexp' (bound to M-% and C-M-%)
> would be able to handle invisible text.
> This is not the case, however - these commands never ignore
> invisible text and don't hesitate to replace stuff in regions
> that the user doesn't see.  This is dangerous!
> I filed two bug reports about these problems some time ago:
> 24.1.50; Suggestion: Let M-i in isearch cycle `search-invisible'
> feature request: `isearch-query-replace' should open invisible text
> Sadly, both things were not yet realized.

Yes, that's too bad.

FWIW, I tried searching in the bugs database for "search-invisible" in the
Subject line, and I could find only this one (#11378):

> But nevertheless I think it would be good if we could find a
> solution for the whole of Emacs, not only for Org.


But lacking a response in that direction from Emacs Dev, adding it to Org is a
start.  Eventually, Org users who are used to this would add to the request for
it for Emacs as a whole...

>  Although I'm not against a temporary solution for org-mode alone.


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