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Re: kate/kwrite search/replace no longer loads word following cursor by default -- intended?

On 11/17/2016 11:28 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> All,
>   I have stumbled across another issue with the kate/kwrite search/replace
> dialog. The dialog no longer loads the word following the cursor into the
> search dialog by default. For example, with the cursor (insertion point) as
> shown by the pipe ('|') below:
>    |register size_t sz = 0;
>     register char *p = (char *)s;
> the word 'register' is no longer be loaded into the 'search' edit window of
> the search/replace dialog by default. I don't know when this broke, but in
> using kate/kwrite (k3) for close to the past decade, the search/replace dialog
> has always loaded the word following the cursor as the default search term.
> This was a great keystroke saving feature.
>   Is the failure to load the search term by default intended in plasma/fw5?
> Or, is this a regression that needs reporting?

Let me clarify,

  This effects the search/replace dialog only. The 'find' dialog does still
load the word following the insertion as the default 'find' term. It just does
not work when you call 'replace'. That suggests to me there is a regression

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.