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Re: EESchema find dialog input.
Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@...>
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 12:18:55 -0500
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2010/2/26 Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@...
3) Use whole/part of word and case sensitive/insensitive search options
instead of * and ?
2) Optional regular expression searching for power users which would be
disabled (hidden) by default.
Make RegExp available as tick box, similarly to Total Commander - that
would be good, with probably long tooltip explaining basics of "*"
(asterisk), "?" (question mark), "+" (plus mark), "."(dot) and "\"
I was planning on hiding the regular expression search check box by
default and adding a check box to the EESchema configuration dialog to
expose it in the find dialog. I want to avoid any confusion of having a
disabled control in find dialog for the typical user. I only see
regular expressions being useful to a very small percentage of Kicad
users. I'm not sure a tooltip would be useful in this situation. If
you don't understand regular expressions, can you really put enough
useful information on how to use them in a tooltip?
Leaving default behaviour with * and ? may require some escape character
and should accept "?" in annotations.
Escape characters are getting dangerously close to regular expressions
which I want to avoid as the default behavior. I am suggesting that a
check box be added to enable or disable simple wildcard pattern
searching. Anything more than that is probably overkill for the average
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