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[ZEP] Active Spell-Search with Alt-F7   [ZEP]

By: John Gruener     Orlando, Florida  
Date: Apr 09,2018 at 19:20
In Response to: [ZEP] Active Spell-Search with Alt-F7 (John Leslie)

> You can use Alt-F7 at assorted times, but it seems not in the middle
> of a spell search. It would be handy to be able to do that, mainly when I
> find the path name is too long for the title bar and want a larger window
> so I can see where I am, without starting again.

But you wanted this to work like it did before! :-)

However, I do agree that a window resize (Alt-F7/F8/F9) should be an exception to the rule that *any* action other than a spell character resets the Active Spell Search.

There also appears to be a minor cosmetic bug. If the window is not split and you do Alt-F7/F8/F9, the search box disappears as if you did Shift-Esc. But if you then do F8 Split the box reappears, and after an F8 Unsplit it remains.

If we ask Kim to make this window-resize exception, let's be sure there are no other desired exceptions before he hacks into the code to change this again. The only other exception that makes sense to me would be F1 Help, which I think should go to Section 1.3.4, as it does in Prompted Mode Spell Search.

- John

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