Is there anything *not* in Perl RE?
I was thinking about this feature primarily for LookIn, FileType, and especially Exclude.
Doing in SearchFor would be just for completeness.
I tend to have a very long "Exclude" field, filled with things like *.dll, *.exe, .git\, etc.
What I'd like to do is be able to make Exclude be
I have aliases for these now, but to use them in Exclude, I have to expand them.
It would be much easier if I could use them without expanding them.
For "bin_file_types", I just created an alias with a list of them.
Slick could create such a filter based on the file types it knows are binary -- from Tools > Options > Languages > Miscellaneous Languages > Binary
(Annoyingly, "zip" is a binary, so excluding all binaries might prevent "look in zip files").
So, adding this to my previous list:
The "@" expansion would generate the pattern for all the associated file types.