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can't use `isearch-yank-word-or-char` in minibuffer-local-map?

Isearch grabs text at point in the buffer you're searching. When you're in the minibuffer, that's the current buffer, so that's where isearch-yank-word-or-char tries to pick up a word or char. If you ...
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most commands are refused when prompted for querying whether to use a novice-confusing command

This dialog is modal: there is indeed no way to go forward other than pressing one of the indicated keys. But: You can answer n and then visit the *Messages* buffer to copy the prompt string. The *...
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