Re: [code] [textadept] Poll on Textadept 10's default "paste reindent"

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:46:34 -0400 (EDT)


On Sat, 20 Oct 2018, Mitchell wrote:

> Hi,
> Textadept 10 introduced a "paste reindent" feature that is enabled by
> default. Anytime you paste in a block of code, Textadept attempts to reindent
> it to fit the context you are pasting it into. Many editors have such a
> feature (albeit bound to Ctrl+Shift+V or something separate from
> Ctrl+V/paste), but after a few months, I'm not certain if it should be built
> into core Textadept. I'm wondering if perhaps it should just be an extra
> module on the wiki. It's 53 lines of Lua code that perhaps could be better
> spent elsewhere.
> Does anyone feel particularly strongly one way or another about this feature?
> Do you find yourself wanting a distinct "paste" and "paste reindent"? Do you
> find it welcome and quite useful? Any feedback is welcome and appreciated.

I have ended up removing this feature. It is available as a module[1] for those that would like it.



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