occur performs a regular expression search for a string in the current buffer; generating a list of every occurrence of the regular expression in the buffer.
On invocation the user is prompted for a Regular Expressions the buffer is searched for the expression and the results are presented in the *item-list* window appearing at the left-hand side of the window.
The user may interact with the *item-list* buffer using the mouse or <RETURN>, on selecting a line then the user is moved to the corresponding line in the original buffer.
The *item-list* window may be closed with the command item-list-close(3) typically bound to esc-F7.
occur is a macro defined in itemlist.emf.
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