[wingide-users] VI support for text object selection
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Thu Feb 18 08:44:44 MST 2010
Tim Kersten wrote:
> Hi, would it be possible to have VI support for text object selection?
> I find it very useful for making selections in code. Also helps when
> editing XML files to be able to do something like 'dat' from normal mode.
> 'd' in this case is an operator (delete). An operator followed by 'a'
> means 'a' or 'an' object, and 't' means tag. So in the case of XML,
> this would delete the current tag and its contents.
> Another example:
> di' or di"
> 'i' being 'inner', followed by the type of quote would mean to delete
> inner parts of a quoted string, depending on which type of quote was used.
I'll add this to our vi mode task list.
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