New string compare panel applet

David Faure faure at
Fri Oct 8 13:21:24 BST 2004

On Friday 08 October 2004 14:15, Michael Buesch wrote:
> Quoting Frans Englich <frans.englich at>:
> > > I didn't know about that. Nice feature.
> > > But what about the case(in)sensitive thing?
> > 
> > I would make the minicli case sensitive, and skip toggling sensitiveness. I 
> > think this is a very rarely used feature, and yet another applet is saved at 
> > the cost of not being able to do case insensitive comparisons. Of course, 
> nono. :)
> MD5SUMs on Websites often appear as 3F4ABC...
> but tools like md5sum and so on put the result as 3f4abc...
> As I sayed in the initial post. The tool is designed to have only all
> neccessary features. Not less or more. Just to compare strings, especially
> md5sums here. The "strip whitespace" option is to strip all whitespaces,
> that may get in there through cut&paste. Someone might not always be able to
> cut the sum from the website very precisely.

The idea of using "find" in kate solves all those problems,
and is more convenient than pasting and editing long strings in a small dialog.

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