Re: [textadept] Snippets Changes

From: mitchell <c....at.caladbolg.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 09:07:35 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Robert,

On Fri, 25 Mar 2011, Robert wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 2:06 AM, mitchell <c....at.caladbolg.net> wrote:
>> Brian,
>>
>> On Thu, 24 Mar 2011, Brian Schott wrote:
>>
>>> Have you considered any alternatives to the current approach of adding
>>> a newline with a special marker for indicating the end of a snippet?
>>> It might be possible to use one of the more obscure box drawing
>>> characters with an indicator drawn on top. I ask mostly because of how
>>> snippets (especially nested ones) can change the flow of text fairly
>>> drastically until they're completed.
>>
>> That was on my mental TODO list but I forgot about it. Committed to hg.
>> Thanks for the reminder.
>>
>> mitchell
>
> Very welcome change, what indication is supposed to show up now? There
> seems to be nothing associated with 9 in the Scintilla docs?

A hidden indicator will "show" :) 9 is INDIC_CONTAINER (8) + 1. 8 is used
by the highlight word feature in editing.lua.

> In the menu, shouldn't
> "Insert..." be called "Select..."?

I like "Insert..." because you are really inserting a prompted response.
"Select..." seems to imply you are only selecting something, not
necessarily inserting it.

mitchell
Received on Fri 25 Mar 2011 - 09:07:35 EDT

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