On 08/06/2017 06:52 PM, David Pesetsky wrote:
There's a feature request on file for this:
http://www.lyx.org/trac/ticket/2548. Looks as if the ticket hasn't been
updated in two years or so.
I just learned the (very) hard way that Lyx, unlike standard word processors and other
text-manipulating software that I've used, does not limit the effect of "replace
all" to selected text (when something has been selected).
Am I unaware of some switch that can change this behavior, perhaps — or is there really
no way to to select some text and "replace all" limited to what's been
selected? It's a feature I use constantly in other applications that's become