Re: [code] [textadept] [ncurses] bug: extra quotes on paste

From: Robert <rob.g.att.web.de>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 21:01:35 +0200

Hi Mitchell.
On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 8:38 PM, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Oct 2012, Robert wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> when pasting something quoted, like
>> "test" into textadept-ncurses I get
>> "test""".
>> Tested on gnome-terminal.
>
>
> Since this does not happen when the internal clipboard ta uses has quotes in
> it, this problem seems to be due to the way terminals "paste" data from an
> external source (e.g. clipboard). It looks like text is "typed" into the
> terminal, which can trigger 'char_added' events. I don't think there is a
> way to detect such a "paste".
Here is the same problem with emacs:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8033862/emacs-in-terminal-creates-fake-events-on-insert

> The only option seems to be to simply turn off
> _M.textadept.editing.AUTOPAIR and _M.textadept.editing.AUTOINDENT, but this
> is probably not desirable.
>
Trying to detect triple quotes or double parens after an autopairing
might be an option.

Robert

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Received on Wed 17 Oct 2012 - 15:01:35 EDT

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