[Geany-Users] Plugin for showing keyword/API search

Lars Paulsen lars_paulsen at xxxxx
Fri Oct 13 21:35:55 UTC 2017

Hi Colomban,

yes, very good, thanks.
Only pattern matching is missing but it works very well. Thank you!


On 13.10.2017 22:10, Colomban Wendling wrote:
> Hey Lars,
> Le 13/10/2017 à 09:08, Lars Paulsen a écrit :
>> I would like to know if anyone knows a comfortable way to display a web
>> page for the current selection based on the language type and ideally a
>> pattern.
>> I think of something like this:
>> - right click on a selection
>> - choose some context menu item
>> - depending on the selected text open a browser with a search result
>> - search page should ideally depend on file/language type and pattern.
>> So if the file is a "C" file then, e.g. search the glib reference manual
>> if selected text matches "g_*". On no better match (as a default for the
>> language "C" search on a general "C" page (e.g. www.cplusplus.com).
>> Is there any existing comfortable solution for this? Thanks for all
>> replies in advance.
> I believe context actions are what you're searching for:
> http://www.geany.org/manual/#context-actions
> Cheers,
> Colomban
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