I just realized that I have missed an obvious use of the Vedit dictionary file vedit.vdf. Specifically, to proof read my vedit macros. In other words, the simplest possible mistake to make in creating a macro is to misspell a Vedit command. Since, there are many, many Vedit commands it is easy to misspell one of them.
I am re-reading your message. For my own benefit I would like to add the pattern matching codes to vedit.vdf. My reason is that I am using vedit.vdf as a searchable data base for Vedit commands in general. So, if I add the pattern matching codes, then they are in my personal Vedit command help file. This slows down Scribe, and I am willing to pay the price.
(All that the Vedit ON-Line_Help says is that there are many pattern matching code options. So, I have to look further.)
In short, if you feel that the pattern matching codes should not be added, then I shall follow your instructions and add other items, like ddir.
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