Goto command for existing search windows

Jani Nikula jani at
Thu Mar 29 14:57:44 PDT 2012

On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:27:36 -0700, Jameson Graef Rollins <jrollins at> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29 2012, Mark Anderson <MarkR.Anderson at> wrote:
> > On Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:24:36 -0600, Mark Anderson <MarkR.Anderson at> wrote:
> >> I was looking for a function which would find a buffer based on one of
> >> my saved searches, and perform the search if it didn't exist.
> >> 
> >> I've gotten it a bit closer, if I perform the search that matches a
> >> saved search, then this routine will find it because of the magic in
> >> notmuch-search-buffer-title, but perhaps someone else feels up to
> >> searching through the saved searches directly?
> Hey, Mark.  I think you can be a little simpler.  The title for search
> buffers is based on the search, so a buffer will always be reused for an
> identical search.  You don't need to do any fancy buffer searching.

Hi, I believe Mark's point was just switching to the buffer if it
exists, *without* refreshing or doing the query, and only doing regular
notmuch-search if a buffer doesn't exist yet.


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