[Geany] Feature request: Highlight all occurences

Harold Aling h.aling at xxxxx
Fri Apr 18 14:30:51 UTC 2008

On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 15:51:34 +0200, Enrico Tröger
<enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:46:13 +0100, "Steve Horsley"
> <steve.horsley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Steve,
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>> I have no idea how easy this would be to do, but I would like to
>> suggest an option whereby when you do a search, all occurences are
>> highlighted. The first occurence would be selected as usual, but all
>> other occurences highlighted in yellow. For a working example of what
>> I mean, try searching for text in gedit. I find the feature very
> I actually didn't test it with gedit because I don't want to install
> all its Gnome dependencies just to test searching ;-).
> But I'm pretty sure Geany already can what you are looking for. In the
> search dialog, click on the expander "Find All" and then click on
> "Mark" (see http://geany.uvena.de/manual/0.13/images/find_dialog.png
> for reference).
> This will highlight all matches, not exactly in yellow but in a nice
> green ;-).

It'll also be great if the search toolbar would support "highlight all


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