[wingide-users] Tab key behaviour is odd

Hugh Gibson hgibson at cix.co.uk
Mon Nov 1 04:28:00 EST 2004


> Actually, people *do* want to be able to indent to match by hitting tab 
> no matter where the cursor is on the line.  For example, after pasting a 
> line that's not indented right, just hit tab to get it to the right 
> place.

Ah, I hadn't seen that command (in Source | Indentation | Indent lines to 
match). 

> I'll try to create the script soon.  

Thanks.

> It's a good example and quite simple, except it looks like our API is 
> missing access to prefs, which will be needed to determine indent 
> sizing.  

As it's a customised thing you could hard-code it in the scripts at 3 
spaces :-)

> We'll need to issue a patch that exposes that; we just can't do 
> any of this until our code freeze ends and 2.0 final is out

No worries.

Hugh


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