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From: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: next-error for agenda searches
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2021 18:14:14 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJcAo8uNC5+y+7vuoUv_F-pUTautmiaQtkSW5-ofA-CnxLjmSg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJcAo8tyEWyaqT3YnrVQsnKCuwpwpbsk335++--tASw_gSjN+Q@mail.gmail.com>

another thing: it is an org consistency fr also, as in the outline c-c
/ does use next-match, and it would be good to have the same
capability among agenda results files, not merely in a single buffer.

On 12/18/21, Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com> wrote:
> btw, if anybody has difficulty understanding why i mention a bug or
> suggest a feature [such as why anbydoy would want it], please feel
> free to say so, otherwise i don't know that that is the case.  [please
> go easy on me though.]
>
> in this case, it is an emacs consistency fr.  across emacs, next-error
> goes from match to match, and it seems to me [perhaps i am mistaken]
> that agenda searches should be emacsy too.
>
> as for why it would be useful to me, so that i can get full context,
> with point at the match, thus 1] getting all the matches in my hands
> in the outline and 2] being able to edit immediately.
>
> furthermore, the next-closest thing, follow mode, puts point in wrong
> window.  also, 'canonical visibility is not present so i cannot see
> everything [this might or might not be fixable by user].
>
> also there is an accessibility issue with it.  i use large fonts so 2
> windows do not show much.  i use 2 windows only for very rare
> completion or selecting purposes.  not usable here.
>
> but i think it is an emacs consistency issue.  i agree with the
> frequently expressed idea that new features should be justified
> carefully, and next-error working as in e.g. grep seems right here.
>
> this isn't a huge deal for me at all, but e.g. when i do agenda
> searches i get really overwhelmed by the size and irrelevance
> [including duplication] of my own org forest developed over years.
>
> next-error would help me traverse and trim it rapidly.  i could
> perhaps create a kb macro to emulate it, but i haven't tried yet.
> then again, one could do so for grep mode etc. also.  :]
>
> On 12/14/21, Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com> wrote:
>> if you search for a regexp in a single org buffer, you can do
>> next-error to go to the next search.
>>
>> if you search in agenda, there is a mode where the match will show up
>> in the ohter window.  i find this inconvenient.
>>
>> there is no next-error to go to the next match for agenda searches.
>> or am i missing this feature someplace?  seems strange not to?
>>
>> such a thing would be consistent with c-c / / in an org buffer,
>> grep-mode, occur-mode, compilation-shell-minor-mode.  thanks!
>>
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>
>
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-12-19  1:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-15  1:34 Samuel Wales
2021-12-18  8:44 ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-18 10:09   ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-12-19  1:10 ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-19  1:14   ` Samuel Wales [this message]
2021-12-19 13:31   ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-12-20  1:45     ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-20  1:58       ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-20  2:01         ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-20 14:57       ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-12-20 22:15         ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-20 22:16           ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-24  1:15             ` Samuel Wales
2021-12-24 11:14               ` Dealing with growing backlog (was: next-error for agenda searches) Ihor Radchenko
2021-12-24 11:51                 ` Tim Cross
2022-05-15  7:22                   ` Ihor Radchenko

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