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How to search and replace in *open buffers*

Ibuffer is what you're looking for. M-x ibuffer Mark your buffers any way you prefer: using m to mark them manually, % g by regexp content-matching, * M to mark by major mode, or whatever other ...
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Encountering `Symbol's value as variable is void: <!DOCTYPE` error while installing Icicles in Emacs on Windows 7

That <!DOCTYPE is your clue that you did not download the Emacs-Lisp files (*.el). Instead, you downloaded an HTML file - e.g., an HTML file that describes or displays an Emacs-Lisp file. Try ...
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icicles: Package yow is obsolete

It's not an error. It's just a silly message from Emacs. You can ignore it. For reasons of copyright, Emacs removed all of the guts from yow.el (the Zippy quotes) several years back. But it didn't ...
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Does icicles works with emacs28? Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-number-of-arguments (3 . 3) 2)

It looks like you don't have the latest Icicles source files. The file in question now has this code: (if (< emacs-major-version 23) (make-obsolete 'icicle-scatter 'icicle-scatter-re) ; 2018-01-...
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Icicles - not show all history commands

Your question is s bit unclear to me. Multi-command icicle-insert-history-element (bound to M-o) is for inserting previous inputs into the active minibuffer using completion, appending them ...
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How can I search between the lines with multiline search?

You apparently want to search only within certain contexts, defined by those two Org labels, #+BEGIN_SRC python and #+END_SRC. You can use Icicles search to do that, defining the search contexts as ...
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`+` in dired-mode with icicles and ido enabled raises an error

Turn off ido-mode. Ido takes over the minibuffer, imposing its own, radically different key bindings and behavior. Ido is not compatible with Icicles or with the vanilla Emacs minibuffer key ...
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With icicle-locate-file, how can I find all *.txt files in the directory?

icicle-locate-file(-other-window) allows (but doesn't require) multi-completion input matching. In your example you apparently just want to find all files whose ''names'' match *.txt, so you don't ...
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How to resolve key-binding conflict between Icicles and `super-save-mode`?

M-x icicle-send-bug-report to send an Icicles bug report or feature request. And the doc, both on Emacs Wiki (page Icicles - Debugging and Reporting Bugs and in file icicles-doc2.el, tells you this ...
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C-x C-f TAB TAB: Find file completion list: how to highlight subdirectories?

If you use Icicles then: Directory candidates are highlighted in *Completions*. You can change the sort order for candidates any time during completion, using C-,. If you customize option icicle-...
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icicles search and replace; need help to do a successfull replace

The key to use is C-S-RET, not S-RET. That's Control with Shift and Return. And you do want to replace the whole context, if your context is text. So option icicle-search-replace-whole-candidate-flag ...
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icicles: How set set Ctrl+p for [up] and Ctrl+n for [down]

In Icicles, like in vanilla Emacs, the minibuffer is a normal editing buffer in most respects, i.e., aside from keys that have particular behavior, such as TAB during completion. In particular, ...
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Help; how use Persistent Sets of Completion Candidates for search?

This answer is for using command icicle-find-file-absolute, which is similar in most regards to icicle-locate. But icicle-locate uses a prefix arg differently, passing it to system-command locate. ...
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How do I set Icicles’s default sort order for filenames?

Updating this to provide the short answer, after email exchange: Set user option icicle-file-sort to the sort order you want, e.g., icicle-case-string-less-p. (Leaving the rest of the original ...
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Icicle: After load icicles the ido mode is gone?

Please take a look at the Icicles documentation. Section Icicles - Ido and IswitchB covers this. It tells you, for example, "You cannot use Icicles and Ido together, however – they use the minibuffer ...
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How to NOT sort icicles menu output?

I think you'll need to be more precise in your description. I can't repro the problem, except that completion-candidate sorting is on by default. That is, the default value of option icicle-sort-...
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How to disable icicles integration with helm?

Icicles does not do anything to "integrate with" Helm. Perhaps Helm does something to "integrate with" Icicles, but I doubt it. More likely is that you loaded some other library (perhaps a Helm add-...
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