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

From: Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez <paaguti.att.gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2017 12:43:18 +0200

Hey.

I have checked with the latest HG and there is a CAVEAT... If you already
use the ESC key in a nested map, it won't work.

I know it sounds far fetched. However I'm convoluted enough to have such a
thing :-P

Best PA

El 27 may. 2017 12:01 p. m., "cryo shock" <axteffekt.att.gmail.com> escribió:

> 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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