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Re: Query replace question

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Query replace question
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 19:03:58 +0200
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> I am wondering if there is some functionality in vanilla to enable
> dynamic match highlight during query replace or query-replace regex
> while composing the regex? Similar to isearch lazy highlight,
> regex-highlight or re-builder; but for query-replace and the rest of the
> replace family?
> I feel very uncomfortable not getting a feedback while writing the regex
> during the query-replace-regex. Specially when the regex is a bit
> complex, uses capture groups or so. I am sure some others have had a
> similar experience and I will be surprised that no solution will be
> already implemented.
> Any idea?

This is exactly what is currently under development in bug#53126.

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