Re: [code] [textadept] Is there a way to enclose text in Snippets?

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:54:36 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Sebastian,

On Thu, 23 Mar 2017, cryo shock wrote:

> There is another thing I should mention to be complete:
> when a snippet looks like this (the way initially described):
> snippets.context['emph'] = '{\\em %0<selected_text>}'
> then snippets work as expecten when you paste them over highlighted text.
> BUT when you use the very same snippet without highlighted text, then the
> cursor jumps to the end of the snippet, and not like expected to the %0
> placeholder. So what I had to to is: add a second placeholder to the
> snippet:
> snippets.context['emph'] = '{\\em %0%1<selected_text>}'

Use `snippets.context['emph'] = '{\\em %0%<selected_text>}'. (Note the
omission of 1 since you want to insert selected text immediately upon
insertion, not make it a placeholder.)


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Received on Fri 24 Mar 2017 - 13:54:36 EDT

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