maybe I misunderstand but I find it very convenient to just press a key (e.g. F3) on a word without having to select it and travel from word to word in the document by repeatedly pressing F3.
Geany is in my eyes the editor I was looking for a long time. Switched to Geany a couple of weeks ago and I am more than happy with it. Any change in behavior of especially this, will have others come up and ask for changing it back.
Me for instance. :) ... If there is a way to configure that individually (even more than already possible) fine with me.
But changing, as you said such an important area, would need a vote of more than one user in the majority's interest.

there is hope for everybody's likes and dislikes - Geany's plugin system



P.S. Hey, Geany Core-Team, great piece of work !

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 6:57 PM, Vineet Jain <vinjvinj@gmail.com> wrote:
> Why this doesn't work as you want is because the Find Selected
> functions use the current word if there is no selection.

Is there any way to change the behavior? Having to switch keys from
find selected to find next is painful, when you should be able to just
use one key.
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