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[ZEP] Active spell search to support Shift-Del   [ZEP]

By: John Gruener     Orlando, Florida  
Date: Jul 25,2023 at 19:59
In Response to: [ZEP] Active spell search to support Shift-Del (Ben Kent)

> Following on from
> https://www.ztw3.com/forum/forum_entry.php?id=124564
> As Active spell search already supports Shift-Backspace to delete the
> character to the left in the spell search string.
> 1. Please add that fact to the help file
> 2. Please add support for Shift-Del in Active spell search to delete
> the character under the cursor in the spell search string, then exact
> matches could be performed without switching to prompted spell search.

Agree with this ZEP. Shift-Del would be useful.

> 3. Currently Shift-Left and Shift-Right reset the Active spell search
> string without resetting the display. Please do one of these
> a. Support Shift-Left and Shift-Right Active spell search, to move the
> cursor in the spell search string (my preference).
> b. Reset the Active spell search string, so that the user knows that
> Active spell search has been reset.

What Shift-Left/Right is doing is moving the extension period display, as designed. I don't see it resetting the search string. Subsequent double-quotes continue the search that's displayed.

- John


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