[wingide-users] html code folding

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Jun 22 09:13:11 MDT 2009


Wingware Support wrote:
> RommeDeSerieux wrote:
>> Is it possible to make Wing IDE understand HTML when folding the code?
>> The problem is, HTML 4.01 Strict allows me to omit closing and/or open
>> tags for some elements, and this confuses Wing: when i try to collapse
>> a fold it created, it collapses everything, as if it couldn't find the
>> end tag.
>
> The folding is implemented at a fairly low level (in the lexer code that
> is part of the Scintilla code editor widget) so there's no way currently
> of adding a deeper understanding for HTML without modifying that code.
> I've added this to our list of issues w/ folding.
>
> Scintilla is open source so you can see the file that's responsible 
> for determining folding structure and syntax highlighting here:
>
> http://scintilla.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/scintilla/scintilla/src/LexHTML.cxx?view=log 
>
>
> (Just in case you have a deep enough understanding of this aspect of HTML
> 4.01 Strict to submit a patch ;-)
>

And not closing your tags is bad practise - even in HTML 4. ;-)

Michael

-- 
http://www.ironpythoninaction.com/
http://www.voidspace.org.uk/blog




More information about the wingide-users mailing list