Questions tagged [isearch]

is the incremental search facility that highlights matching text as characters are typed. isearch-forward and isearch-backward support searching characters, strings, and regexp.

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Can't switch input sources in the minibuffer during Isearch

Incremental search doesn't allow me to switch between different input sources, e.g. US English to French, when I'm typing my search string into the minibuffer. Is there a way to fix this? It happens ...
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Ignoring curly braces in search

Journal article titles in my BibTeX appear as follows: Title="{{E}nsure {C}onsistence {C}apitalization in {T}itles}", This produces consistence output, which I am happy with. However, searching for ...
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isearch with invisible text properties, not overlays?

Q: how can I get isearch to understand invisible text properties, not just overlays? I'm writing a major mode that uses text properties rather than overlays to toggle visibility. I'd like to use ...
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How can I define `search-whitespace-regexp` so it accepts a Unicode “no-break space”?

I'm writing a lot of Markdown for input to pandoc, so my files contain a lot of Unicode non-breaking spaces (U+00A0). I'd like those to search as whitespace with isearch-forward, so I tried adding ...
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helm-occur: how to make it behave more like isearch?

I switched to helm-occur for searching within buffers. However, I can't help missing two of the nice features of isearch: isearch remembers the position where it was invoked in a buffer; helm-occur ...
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Pinpointing an I-search Bug

I have a very annoying bug in my isearch behaviour; the buffer gets indented (modified) when I enter the first letter during isearch. I've checked all hooks named isearch.*hook but I can't find ...
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Accept and submit minibuffer isearch result with a single keypress

I like how Bash handles i-search: C-r, type some characters, C-r a couple more times to find the desired command, then hit Return and the command is executed. If I want to edit the command before it'...
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Is it a bug that isearch goes into text replaced with a display property?

The manual says: Some kinds of display specifications specify something to display instead of the text that has the property. These are called replacing display specifications. Emacs does not ...
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isearch in kmacro-step-edit-macro

I'm trying to edit a keyboard macro using kmacro-step-edit-macro. The macro starts by isearching for a word. C-s ;; isearch-forward binary_function ;; self-insert-command * 15 RET ...
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bind german mutated vowel keys to functions

I have a German keyboard and would like to bind Isearch to C-ö. How can I do this?
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isearch-forward, call-interactively, and isearch-filter-predicate

Here are two use cases where I call isearch-forward with some filter predicate. (let ((isearch-filter-predicate (lambda (a b) nil))) (funcall 'isearch-forward)) (let ((isearch-filter-predicate (...
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can I have swiper and counsel as “add-ons” and not the default binding

I like the powers that counsel/ivy/swiper gives me, specially for C-s and C-x C-f, but since installing it, I've started missing the vanilla emacs C-s and C-x C-f. It would be awesome if I can "call" ...
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lose reftex-isearch-minor-mode after refresh

I want to activate reftex-isearch-minor-mode and tried the solution in this post offered by giordano, (add-hook 'TeX-mode-hook (lambda () (reftex-isearch-minor-mode))) ; for AUCTeX it works when I ...