[Geany-devel] Small search UI suggestion

Stephan Aßmus superstippi at xxxxx
Mon Mar 2 21:25:08 UTC 2009

Enrico Tröger schrieb:
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2009 11:48:25 -0800, Conrad wrote:
>> Hi all
>> Doing an unsuccessful search using the search dialog currently results
>> in a dialog popping up asking 
>> "searchstring" was not found.
>> Wrap search and find again?
>> Clicking on the Find button results in a message in the status bar
>> saying "searchstring" not found.
>> Would it be possible to change the search field background to red in
>> this case, to give additional visual feedback that the search was
>> fruitless? In the same way that the search field in the toolbar does
>> it.
> Done in SVN for the Find and Replace dialogs*, thanks for the
> suggestion.
> To be honest, I didn't test these changes too much, so it might be that
> there are some glitches though basically it should work. Feedback is
> welcome :).

BTW, one of the things that annoys me the most in Geany is the 
separation of the Search and Replace dialogs. Why can't this be just one 
window? Have a button "Find", and that ignores the "Replace With" text 
field and so on.

Best regards,

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