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4.5.1 Find

Syntax: Find [pattern]
Abbreviation: F

searches for the given pattern. The cursor is positioned on the first occurrence of the pattern, or an error message is given. The direction and the case sensitivity of the search are established by the value of the back search and case sensitive search flags. See SearchBack, and CaseSearch.

If the optional argument pattern is not specified, you can enter it on the input line, the default being the last pattern used.