[wingide-users] Overtype modeKen Kinder email@example.com
01 Jun 2002 22:56:19 -0500
On Sat, 2002-06-01 at 22:34, Steven D'Aprano wrote: > On Sun, 2 Jun 2002 10:04, Ken Kinder wrote: > > > Probably an issue with scientilla, but, in overtype mode: > > > > - The backspace character should replace the prior character with a > > space, not actually remove it from the line. > > No, backspace should backspace regardless of the typing mode. If you > want to overwrite with a space, type a space. > > Otherwise, backspace can only go backwards a maximum of one position. > If you hit backspace twice in a row, the first time you replace the > previous character with a space. The second time you replace the space > with a space. This would be a bug. No, because the cursor goes back. Like this, in overtype mode: Spam_Eggs (Cursor where the underscore is) If I type backspace, I should get: Spa_ Eggs Try it in emacs.
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