increasing the usability of search dialogs

David Faure faure at
Tue May 16 12:03:57 BST 2006

On Tuesday 16 May 2006 11:19, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> They don't really get in my way most of the time--like when searching for a 
> particular word.
Regexps do get in the way when you don't want to use them, e.g. if you look for
"e.g." you'll get hits on "eggs" since "." means "any character" in a regexp.
So it is important that regexps are disabled by default and only enabled when the user
checks the checkbox.

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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