[Geany-devel] Use of Scintilla word boundaries for word searches

Dimitar Zhekov dimitar.zhekov at xxxxx
Sat Aug 20 18:02:31 UTC 2011

On Sat, 20 Aug 2011 19:45:36 +0200
Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:

> > Scintilla does it... oh, wait. Neither scintilla nor scite can find
> > the word in ‘боза’, or even ‘boza’ (grep does, for 8-bit text).
> Not sure I get it?

For Scintilla/Geany, "boza" or "боза", enclosed in non-ascii quotes, is
not a word any more.

> I think I'll commit it, we could unify the thing later anyway if we find
> a clear and working unified method.  No objections?

Not from me.

> > Well, since using "Find previous/next selection" on a non-selected
> > "g_new0(gchar" still finds the next/previous g_new0 or gchar [...]
> > 
> > OTOH, finding "regcomp(" in "(regcomp(&" still doesn't succeed.
> > Guess I can't have it both ways.
> Hum, sorry? How finding "regcomp(" in a document containing "(regcomp
> (&" could fail?

Word-finding "regcomp(" will not find it in "(regcomp(&", despite being
enclosed by punctuation characters.

E-gards: Jimmy

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