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19.0.2 autosurrounding with quotes and parens
« on: March 12, 2015, 09:15:36 pm »
New in 19, when you have a selection and type a ", it puts quotes around the whole selection.

I forget what this is called, and it doesn't appear to have a feature notification.

I seem to run into the case pretty often where it does the wrong thing for me.
For example, given this line of code,

        printf("Hello there code\n"); 

I will select code\n");
then type ", arg1);
then result is

        printf("Hello there ", arg1);"

instead of what I wanted,

        printf("Hello there ", arg1); 

It should be a little smarter


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Re: 19.0.2 autosurrounding with quotes and parens
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2015, 12:54:55 am »
With this case, we could add code to look for a trailing quote. We could also bail if there is a leading or trailing occurrence of the quotes.

Do you have any other cases that frequently don't work for you.

This feature has a def var (def_auto_surround_chars) but is not available anywhere in the GUI yet. It still needs more work. Eventually it will work it's way into the GUI.