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[Not a Bug] - but "Beautiful Plumage"   [Bug]

By: Ben Kent       
Date: Jan 25,2019 at 16:50
In Response to: [Not a Bug] - but "Beautiful Plumage" (Chester Kemp)

> After Kim's response and the curtailed dialogue with John - clearly
> this is NOT a bug.
> This is not meant to offend, but I am reminded of the Monty Python dead
> parrot sketch.
> "Beautiful plumage" substituted by "Beautiful programming".
> I posed three points in the result of the previous search:
> (1) what tangible use is the place where you end up?
> (2) What would you do with it?
> (3) What activity would typically follow?"
> As I had no answer, I assumed it was a dead parrot!!
> As John missed my purpose, perhaps I may be missing his too. We are
> all human.
> Clearly, it is not a "bug", therefore I will have to propose this
> need as a request to extend ZTree.
> all best wishes
> Chester

I think you are asking for spell search to have a toggle/configuration item that causes it to ignore/delete characters that don't match.

So you could just keep typing any old rubbish, and when there is a hit, ZTree moves a character along.

For my use of spell search I wouldn't want that, but if enough people think its a useful behavior, I don't object to it being a non-default option.

I always want to only find files/directories that match exactly what I have typed, either begins with using the Active mode, or in the name using the prompted mode using *stuff*.*, I have CO-6I=No.


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