hlsearch in Vimpulse

Alexey Romanov alexey.v.romanov at gmail.com
Mon Jul 5 18:37:25 CEST 2010

Yours, Alexey Romanov

On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 8:33 PM, Štěpán Němec <stepnem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Seems like Vegard forgot to send this to Alexey; resending.

Actually, I did get it.

> ==below is the mail by Vegard Øye <vegard_oye at hotmail.com> from "just now"==
> On 2010-06-26 20:31, Alexey Romanov wrote:
>> Would it be possible to include Vimpulse as part of Viper at some
>> later date?
> Maybe.

Sounds good.

>> Second, as I've mentioned on the EmacsWiki page, hlsearch would be
>> nice to have. One possible way to add it is described at
>> http://r4yner.wordpress.com/2008/09/19/hlsearch-for-emacs/. Perhaps,
>> even if it shouldn't be added as a part of Vimpulse, it could be
>> added to the Tips&Tricks page?
> Do you use release 0.4 or the latest Git commit? The latter integrates
> with Emacs' isearch to provide something "in between" -- temporary
> highlighing of all visible matches. For example, n and N will
> highlight not only the match under the cursor, but also nearby
> matches, for a duration of 2 seconds (governed by the
> `vimpulse-flash-delay' variable).

The release version, but I will try the trunk.

> As for implementing user-toggled "permanent" highlighting, it depends
> on whether isearch can be persuaded to fontify the whole buffer in one
> go. By default, it only acts on what's visible in the window;
> continually refreshing the display as the user moves around could
> work, but would probably be sluggish. Of course, we can fall back on
> hi-lock mode if isearch won't cooperate, but I'd rather only have one
> type of hightlighting.
> --
> Vegard

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