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Re: PATCH: isearch-yank-until-char

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: PATCH: isearch-yank-until-char
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 08:31:09 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I like the idea, but would welcome even more warmly an isearch which
>> yanks "whatever text is skipped by the next command" so it can be used
>> to yank the next word, sexp, char, ...
> A.k.a. isearch-yank-on-move.

I was thinking of it more as a prefix command than a variable, but other
than that, yes.

> Since there is no non-isearch global command to skip to the next char
> that could be used by isearch-yank-on-move, a fictional command is needed
> like this
>   (defun skip-to-char (arg char)
>     (interactive "^p\ncSkip to char: ")
>     (search-forward (char-to-string char) nil nil arg)
>     (forward-char -1))



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