[TxMt] Minor Pasteboard question (problem)

Hans-Joerg Bibiko bibiko at eva.mpg.de
Wed Oct 31 08:34:00 UTC 2007

On 31 Oct 2007, at 04:56, Rob McBroom wrote:
> On 2007-Oct-30, at 9:57 AM, Hans-Joerg Bibiko wrote:
>> I use Safari's upper right search text field to google something.  
>> Fine. After doing that I return to TM and the search string  
>> appears in TM's Find Dialog?
>> This could be under some circumstances quite useful but is there a  
>> way to suppress such behaviour?
> I imagine that they started using the shared "find buffer" for that  
> field in Safari. Forgive me if this is old news, but if you select  
> something and hit ⌘E, it gets put into a system wide buffer. That  
> string then becomes "the thing you're searching for" in all Cocoa  
> applications. I've seen it shared between OmniWeb, TextMate,  
> Quicksilver, TextEdit, etc. Although it usually only applies to  
> the ⌘F "search in page", I guess they decided to use it for the  
> web search control in Safari as well.
> I don't know of a way to suppress the behavior, but you could avoid  
> it by using OmniWeb. :)
Thanks. I see.

I only wonder whether TM could be configured in such a way to use  
either the "shared find buffer" or a "local find buffer". I believe,  
if any, that would be a question to Allan.



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