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Re: Menu selection

On 20 Jun, you wrote:

> > The binding of backspace to undo is not ideal when cycling between
> > matches because it goes back through the matches before removing
> > characters off the end of the search string.
> That is, of course, how emacs isearch mode works -- so you can back up if

I see that it is also what history-incremental-search-backward does
which is perhaps a better reference point than emacs.

> you are pounding C-s and pound it right on past where you really meant to
> stop.  What is it that you would prefer?

I would prefer it to go straight to chopping off the last character of
the search string. Hitting C-r allows you to back up if needed so I'd
use that.

Perhaps we could have a separate widget for to two options.


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