[wingide-users] Search & replace in selection only?

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Thu Sep 29 12:05:45 EDT 2005


On Thu, 29 Sep 2005, Russell Warren wrote:
> This is a lame question I can't seem to figure out the answer to...
> 
> How do I do a search and replace exclusively in the code region that 
> I have selected??  'Interactive replace' only seems to have 'Current 
> File:' and all the other entire files.  It seems logical that there 
> should be a "Selection only' option, but there isn't.
> 
> It would also be nice if the mini-search would restrict its bounds 
> to the selected text (if the selected text contains whitespace or is 
> not exclusively whitespace).

Unfortunately, this isn't possible in Wing 2.0.3.  There are changes 
already in the current sources that do make it possible (motivated by 
various new key bindings) and I'll see if we can integrated that w/ 
the search manager and minisearch.

- Stephan


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