Re: [textadept] Autocompletion frustration

From: mitchell <c....at.caladbolg.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 10:59:37 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

Hi Patrick,

On Fri, 18 Nov 2011, Patrick McMorris wrote:

> I'm not sure if anyone else is continually fighting with the autocompletion with brackets, braces,
> quotes, etc. �I like the concept, but really, I almost never forget to close a bracket. What really
> happens is that it puts in the extra character that I was going to type anyway and then I need to
> change what I was thinking/doing and respond appropriately to the extra characters that this engine is
> throwing in. �Here is an example of a system that does something similar but is far less intrusive as
> you don't need to alter your behavior (in what you type/press normally) get the advantage.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&list=PL22E601663DAF3A14&v=TyfO-7lvy_c
>
> Maybe there is already a way to fix this but so far I haven't accumulated enough TA knowledge to do
> anything non-trivial.

This is definately non-trivial. Something similar was requested on the
issue tracker[1] and I have some reservations about it.

[1]: http://code.google.com/p/textadept/issues/detail?id=184&can=1&start=100

mitchell
Received on Mon 21 Nov 2011 - 10:59:37 EST

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