Re: Keychains

From: Robert <ro....at.web.de>
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 09:05:22 -0700 (PDT)

On Apr 10, 5:18 pm, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> Robert,
>
> On Apr 10, 8:23 am, Robert <ro....at.web.de> wrote:
>
>
>
> > Hi!
>
> > Is it possible to have keychains behave like the other modifier keys?
> > E.g. with
> > keys.cf = keys.cf   = { 'char_right', b }
> > I can keep ctrl pressed and I can press "f" many times to move the
> > caret one char forward.
>
> > I would like to have something like
> > keys.ar = {
> >    f = { 'char_right_rect_extend', b },
> >    b = { 'char_left_rect_extend',  b },
> >    n = { 'line_down_rect_extend',  b },
> >    p = { 'line_up_rect_extend',    b },
> >    a = { 'vc_home_rect_extend',    b },
> >   e = { 'line_end_rect_extend',   b },}
>
> > So, press alt and r, then hold down alt and press "f", "n", etc. to
> > make my rectangular selection.
>
> > Is this possible? Currently, I would have to press alt+r, pause, then
> > f and then repeat the complete keychain.
>
> I don't think this is possible. Maybe playing around in core/ext/
> keys.lua will get you somewhere, but I cannot think how.
>
> Mitchell

I looked there, but would agree... Would it be possible to have a
function that would listen to all keypress events (overriding the
default keypress event listener), do some rect_extend for f, b, n, p
or the arrow keys and return when any other key is pressed? I tried
but it wasn't really succesful.

Robert
Received on Sun 11 Apr 2010 - 12:05:22 EDT

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