[texworks] 'Overload' copyToFind() to accept string from Script?

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 10:39:41 CET 2011



  code snippet http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=261#c47

And I've added to my TwApi wrapper object.


On 3 February 2011 20:01, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2011-01-30 11:33, Paul A Norman wrote:
>> Is there any way that TeXDocument.cpp  -   void TeXDocument::copyToFind()
>> could be (not sure about C++ terminology here :) 'overloaded' so that
>> if a string was passed from Script it would not look for a text
>> curssor selection but in  process (prepare) in copyToFind()  the
>> Script supplied string instead please?
> It's possible in principle, but I don't see any particular use for that
> ATM - i.e., assuming that copyToFind is not one of the more frequently
> used functions from scripting. After all, you can always work around
> this by simply inserting the string you want to search for in a
> document, select it, call copyToFind as it is, and delete the selection
> again. I agree that's not very convenient, but for rarely using it I
> think it should be OK.
> For now, I'd rather focus on finally getting 0.4 done. But you can
> collect such feature requests and we can review the list in the future
> (rather than tackling each overloading (correct C++ terminology, BTW ;))
> separately).
> Stefan

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