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bug #63691: the help text for "Replace with" is inadequate

Submitter:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted:  Mon 23 Jan 2023 08:34:42 AM UTC
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Fixed
Assigned to:  bens Open/Closed:  Open

Mon 23 Jan 2023 03:44:46 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Fixed in git, commit 69dd0c40, by giving the "Replace with" prompt its own, specific help text.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Group administrator
Mon 23 Jan 2023 08:34:42 AM UTC, original submission:  

To see what I mean, run 'src/nano --ignore' and type:
M-R aa <Enter> ^G

The shown help text begins like this:

Enter the words or characters you would like to search for,
and then press Enter.  If there is a match [...]

The user typed the search string at the previous prompt.  At this prompt, the user is expeted to type the replacement string.  The help text should say so.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Group administrator


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