[Eric] Re: eric3: hitting ESC from incremental search field

Henrik Pauli henrik.pauli at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 04:02:13 BST 2007

Hmm, pretty much every text editor I've used so far does the Esc =
stop right now and close this dialog thing.  And every browser too
(where there still is a proper search dialog, that is).

Intuitive indeed depends on what you grew up with — if anything, I
don't find neither vi nor emacs anywhere close to intuitive :)

On 7/29/07, Andrej Ricnik-Bay <andrej.groups at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/29/07, Jürgen Urner <jUrner at arcor.de> wrote:
> > Maybe a bit unintuitive. Usually Return means "start doing whatever".
> > And Escape "stop right now". "Go back to where I started" sounds
> > a bit like a "hit  F12 key" feature to me.
> "Intuitive" depends on what you grew up on;  to me the current
> behaviour makes perfect sense, works just like vi :}  ... hitting
> ESC to accept a result would be weird for me, no application I
> use displays that behaviour.
> > Jürgen
> Cheers,
> Andrej
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