[Lazarus] Building lazarus on MacOS 10.3

Roland Turcan konf at rotursoft.sk
Thu Jul 10 22:57:44 CEST 2008

On Tue, 08 Jul 2008 10:56:59 +0100
Martin Friebe <lazarus at mfriebe.de> wrote:

> In case of copy, I would go for the tab.
> I probably would go for the tab in case of  "cut"-ing => However
> cutting the tab would mean that the line changes more than expected.

Or less than expected, if _not_ cutting the tab. It's a border case,
where both can make sense.

> Options are:
> if a tab is partly selected (only possible if column mode  /
> selection in the other lines is always handle as currently):
>  [in order of my preference]
> 1) copy or cut the tab => in case of cut, the tab will go from the
> line 
> 2) treat the tab as shared between the line and selection,
> therefore copy even on "cut"/ctrl-x
>   => clipboard will contain the tab, but the tab also remains in the
> line 
> 3) copy or cut empty => leave the tab in the line
> 4) copy or cut spaces => leave the tab in the line
> 5) convert to spaces (not good, since the user has not selected "tab
> to spaces")
>   copies selected spaces / leaves remaining spaces

I think, you should do the easiest to implement, because whatever you
do someone will have a different opinion.

> -------
> 2 further things:
> a) in the above scenario, the selection may not always be drawn (or 
> sometimes be draw over to big an area).
> this does not need a bug report at current (or if so, put a note on).
> I am working on block-selection markup code, and will fix this part.
> - I *may* at the same time pick up the actual "what gets copied/cut"
> bug too. If not, I'll report it later
> b) Another block highlighting issue (may be correct as it is?)
>  As you can move the cursor through the tab, it can be positioned 
> anywhere inside the tab. If you start a selection (shift cursor 
> right/left) from a position in the middle of the tab, nothing is 
> highlighted in first. Only if you select enough to include the end of 
> the tab, then the whole tab will be highlighted.
> This is probably because while inside the tab, you only move the 
> physical caret. The logical caret does not move. I am not sure, if:
> - this is considered an issue?
> - is worth fixing?

Bordercase too. Keep it simple stupid.


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