[Geany-Users] Search in file with Keyboard

Jiří Techet techet at xxxxx
Wed Apr 27 10:46:25 UTC 2016

On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 2:22 AM, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:

> On 2016-04-26 05:05 PM, Lex Trotman wrote:
>> By default Find Next is bound to `<primary>g`.  Menu->help->Keyboard
>> Shortcuts shows a list of current keybindings.
> Unfortunately that won't work as-is since the normal editor keybindings
> aren't triggered when the Search dialog has focus, which it gets when
> opened with Ctrl+F and keeps event after the Search dialog is activated to
> find a match with the Enter key. To use it, you'd have to re-focus the main
> window with Alt+Tab or whatever the environment uses for switching between
> top-level windows.

I always have General->Miscellaneous->"Hide the Find dialog" on in which
case you can just

1. Ctr+F
2. type what you want to search for
3. hit enter - the dialog disappears automatically
4. use keybindings for going to next/previous


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