Re: [code] Feature request: snippet._insert should allow replacing the selection

From: cryo shock <axteffekt.att.gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2017 12:01:14 +0200

Thanks from me as well Mitchell!

2017-05-27 11:29 GMT+02:00 Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez <paaguti.att.gmail.com>
:

> Cool... Will check & report back
>
> El 27 may. 2017 6:11 a. m., "Mitchell" <m.att.foicica.com> escribió:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Tue, 9 May 2017, Mitchell wrote:
>>
>> Hi Robert,
>>>
>>> On Sun, 7 May 2017, Robert Gieseke wrote:
>>>
>>> Am 07/05/17 um 14:42 schrieb Mitchell:
>>>>
>>>>> You might be very right about this. But imagine a user who inserts a
>>>>>> snippet and deletes it right-away because he's had another idea or he
>>>>>> pasted the wrong snippet for example. I think this could be pretty
>>>>>> common,
>>>>>> If you delete the whole snippet, then again TA will jump to the first
>>>>>> line
>>>>>> and delete the first symbol.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I understand, and that is what "Tools -> Snippets -> Cancel Snippet"
>>>>> (Ctrl+Shift+K) is for. I will make a note to look into this though. I
>>>>> appreciate the details of your report.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Maybe it would be possible to have the shortcut as `Esc` and even
>>>> indicate that one is in "Snipper-Insert" mode (in the status bar or by
>>>> changing the color of a margin or something)?
>>>>
>>>
>>> That is an interesting idea, at least with the "Esc" key. I will look
>>> into this. Thanks for the suggestion.
>>>
>>
>> I've committed a change[1] that binds the "Esc" key to "Cancel Snippet"
>> when a snippet is active. (If a snippet is not active, the usual Esc
>> behavior occurs.) I think snippet placeholders are indication enough that a
>> snippet is active. I don't think there is a need to update the statusbar or
>> change a margin color.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Mitchell
>>
>> [1]: http://foicica.com/hg/textadept/rev/aba084a8520d
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