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toddmcc

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Find next across files
« on: January 17, 2023, 08:34:11 pm »
Hello,
I am trying to replicate a feature that I used in UE that stores the text or item you are searching for in a buffer so that when you switch files an F3 continues looking using the same criteria.  When writing/debugging VHDL it is helpful because it allows you to follow the signal throughout the design.  Currently I can F3 in the file I am currently searching, but if I switch files it acts like it is switching to a separate buffer.  Anyone know how to enable this in SE?

Thanks,

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Re: Find next across files
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2023, 04:34:25 pm »
A few questions may shed some light on the subject:
  • What version of SlickEdit are you using?
  • What emulation are you using?
  • What type files are these?  I assume they have a .vhd or .vhdl extension, correct?

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Re: Find next across files
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2023, 08:21:47 pm »
Hi Dan,
I am using the latest Slickedit version with an eclipse emulation.  Yes these are .vhd files.

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Re: Find next across files
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2023, 08:58:57 pm »
If you go to Help>What is Key... and press the F3 key, what command name does it say at the bottom of the editor?

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Re: Find next across files
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2023, 10:10:46 pm »
command quick search


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Re: Find next across files
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2023, 10:18:34 pm »
Ahh I found it.  F3 had two mappings, quick search and find-next.  Find-next is what I was after.

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Re: Find next across files
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2023, 10:20:05 pm »
Was one of the bindings was for a specific mode?  Glad you got it worked out.

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Re: Find next across files
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2023, 10:42:29 pm »
Yeah it seems the quick search was attached to vhd so that was probably overriding the call