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Re: Feature Request TortoiseMerge: Search only in or around changedlines.

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-05 00:14:38 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Jens Scheidtmann wrote:
>> Dear Stefan,
>> The Search-function in TortoiseMerge would be much more helpful, if it
>> would be possible to search only in or "around" changes, ie. in
>> colored-lines.
>> Eg. I would like to know where something has changed regarding a
>> "menu" in a big text file, which has about 50 - 60 changes, but about
>> 200 - 500 occurences of "menu". It would then be very convienent, if
>> the Search-dialog (<Ctrl>+<f>) had an option to limit the search to
>> those changes (those which are colored in the display).
>> Even better would be the option to search "around" changed lines,
>> e.g. with-in an configurable amount of lines next to changed lines
>> (say 20 lines plus or minus changed lines), as the differencing
>> algorithm sometimes has a weird notion of which lines have changed,
>> and which have not.
>> If one can provide a better definition of "around", please speak up.

Filed as issue 248.


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