Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#895 new enhancement

wishlist: marking of search results in the text and in the scrollbar

Reported by: zenogantner Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: editor Version: trunk
Keywords: usability, wishlist Cc:


Two nice features from modern applications like Google Chrome/Chromium? or MonoDevelop? would also be really neat to have in Padre:

While a search (e.g. the incremental search) is active, all matching occurrences are marked:

  1. in the text -- so that the user can spot all of them immediately in the visible part of the text,
  2. in the scrollbar -- so that the user knows where the rest of the results is.

I have attached an example from Chromium, just to illustrate what I mean.

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Changed 10 years ago by zenogantner

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by zenogantner

The first point, highlighting in the text, could be combined with the smart highlighting feature:

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