Re: Plans for the next version?

From: Rob <>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 03:15:22 -0800 (PST)

> > > On 2/19/10, <> wrote:
> > > > 2.   Macro recording and playback.
> > I think this was removed a while ago, because you could as well be
> > scripting it.
> Well, yes. I could. In fact, I have been known to do things like type
> "buffer:home() buffer:word_right_extend() buffer:copy()
> buffer:word_right() buffer:insert_text(buffer.current_pos, "\t")
> buffer:paste() buffer:line_down() " and so on into the lua prompt, but
> that's a huge amount of typing just to do the same thing to multiple
> lines of text. (Granted this is a bad example because it might be
> solved more easily with a regex search and replace, but you get the
> idea)

You're right, of course. However, with a place to put and access these
scripts in the modules browser it could be easy to adapt the scripts
as necessary. Is it possible at the moment to write a script like the
above and assign it to keyboard short cut (without restarting

- Robert
Received on Sat 20 Feb 2010 - 06:15:22 EST

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