text-edit-pane string replacement
&key backward case-sensitive globally (line-of-padding 0)
Searches for a string in a text control, and if found replaces one or
more occurrences of that string with a second string. If one or more
matches were found, then the number of replacements that was done is
nil is returned.
The arguments are:
text-edit-pane is the
rich-edit-pane to search.
string is the Lisp string to find in the
replacement is the string with which to
replace the search string if found.
backward: if true, then the search is done
toward the beginning of the buffer, starting from the character just
before the current text cursor position. Otherwise the search is done
toward the end of the buffer, starting from the character just after
the current text cursor position. The default
nil, meaning do a forward search.
case-sensitive: if true, then a
case-sensitive search is done; otherwise a case-insensitive search is
done. The default is
nil meaning do a
globally: if true, then all matches from
the starting point to the end or beginning of the buffer are replaced,
and the last replacement (if any) is left selected. Otherwise only
the next match in the search direction (if any) is replaced, and it is
left selected. The default is
replace a single match only.
lines-of-padding: when a string match is
selected, the window will be scrolled as needed so that at least this
many lines of text are visible both above and below the string match
(when possible). This allows the user to see additional context
around the string match. The value should be a non-negative integer,
and the default is zero.
To ask the user interactively for the search and replacement strings,
it may be useful to call ask-user-for-string or pop-up-strings-dialog.
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