Re: [code] [textadept] FR: Select Snippet to auto-OK

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 12:20:54 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Lukas,

On Fri, 19 Jun 2020, Procházka Lukáš Ing. wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
>
> thank for the answer,
>
>> Well, the dialog code is part of gtDialog[1], which is a C
>> application/library, so pressing a button causes the dialog to return a
>> value that is consumed by `textadept.snippets.select()`. That value (the
>> snippet text) is passed to `textadept.snippets.insert()`. There is no way
>> to programatically interact with the dialog (e.g. see how many items are
>> visible, click "Ok", etc.). I hope I'm answering your question.
>>
>> By the way, those are the functions starting in Textadept 11. Textadept 10
>> uses `textadept.snippets._select()` and `textadept.snippets._insert()`.
>
> so probably I'll define some key chains which will use
> 'textadept.snippets.insert(<my-arbitrary-text>)' to insert snippet-like (but
> actually an arbitrary) text.

Yes, that should work.

Cheers,
Mitchell

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Received on Fri 19 Jun 2020 - 12:20:54 EDT

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