Quick way to do search

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June 19, 2012 at 5:17 pm #9045

horus
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One of the functions I use most within a text editor is the “search”, so it would be nice if some “quick way” could be implemented. Let me explain:

I want PN2 to show the occurrence of a word inside a file, and this is what I have to do to accomplish this:

1. double-click the word (or select the characters)

2. press Ctrl+F

3. press Enter

4. press F3 repeatedly to show the occurrences

It would be nice if PN2 could let us jump from step 1 to step 4 (without doing steps 2 & 3) because if you have a lot of words to search, this “little shortcut” would become a BIG helper :) Or does PN2 already have something similar but I didn’t find it?

Or maybe it would almost be as nice if the selected word could be “sent” to the “Search” field in the tool bar

Regards

June 19, 2012 at 7:36 pm #19094

simon
Key Master

Try selecting the word/characters and pressing Ctrl-F3, should do what you want!

June 20, 2012 at 10:09 am #19095

horus
Member

Wow, great! :D Exactly what I wanted. Thanks ^_^

Could you please add this shortcut into http://pnotepad.org/docs/navigation/keyboard_shortcuts ?

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