[Lazarus] Lazarus options
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Tue Jul 22 23:12:55 CEST 2008
On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 18:15:38 +0100
Martin Friebe <lazarus at mfriebe.de> wrote:
> just trying to keep my intentions in sync with the lazarus teams
> So a couple of questions to follow up the remarks in
> - I was planning to add an option to switch on/off the highlight all
> feature in incremental search. Should I? or is it better to have it
> always on? (also consider this with the option below the "===" mark
> in mind, please)
Don't add an option if no one uses it.
> - I also had the idea to add *options* for
> - match bracket on *before* caret
> curently matches bracket after caret, which is not usefull,
> because if you typed a closing bracket, it is *before* the caret
> ( maybe even match both sides)
I don't see the need. Jut change it to *before*.
> - Add options to match unbalanced brackets (in an error color)
> foo( string[ index );
> is missing a ], so if either on the ")" or the "[" then they shoudl
> match each other, but highlight in red (or as unbalanced)
> this can help a good deal finding them in bigger terms.
Again: Why an option? This is always a nice feature.
> - I do agree that on the *current* page, vincent's remark " Less
> options is better" is true.
> I was thinking about grouping the options into individual sets:
> * "tabs and spaces"
> - smart tabs
> - tabs to spaces
> - trim trailing spaces
> - tab indent block
> - auto indent ??
> * Display
> - show special chars
> - use syntax highlight
> - bracket highlight
> * Hints
> * scroll
> - half page scroll
> - keep caret x ??
> - always visible caret
> - scroll by one less
> - scroll past end of file // line
> * mouse and drag ??
> - drag and drop
> - drop files
> - right mouse moves caret
> - double click line
> - mouse links
> * misc
> If that makes sense, I can see and work out what IMHO would go where.
> Also is there a decision when or if the new edit options will be in
> place? It would be nice not do to this twice.
When someone completes it.
> then maybe some options should could be combined? (drop down or
> radio?) scoll by one less + half page scroll == half page - one
> line ?
> that is if half-page was always obeyed, and affected vertical scroll
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