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bug #28994: [Request] enable search (^W) in help (^G)

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Submitted on:  Tue 23 Feb 2010 10:03:28 PM UTC  
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Sat 14 Jun 2014 04:32:32 PM UTC, comment #1:

Yes, a searchable help text would be nice. But the simple solution is not possible: the help text is generated dynamically, to take key rebindings into account.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Tue 23 Feb 2010 10:03:28 PM UTC, original submission:

when i enter help (with ^G) i can't use search in it to search for desired key (using ^G). please add this feature...

simplest way is to have help in some read-only file in /usr/share/doc and open it in another (sub)instance of nano.

system("nano --view /usr/share/doc/help.txt");



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat 14 Jun 2014 04:32:32 PM UTCbensSummary[Feature request] Enable search [^W] in help [^G]=>[Request] enable search (^W) in help (^G)

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