[Lazarus] How to unset bookmarks in the editor?

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Tue Nov 25 21:17:17 CET 2008

Op dinsdag 25-11-2008 om 18:05 uur [tijdzone +0000], schreef Martin
> Joost van der Sluis wrote:
> > Op dinsdag 25-11-2008 om 15:25 uur [tijdzone +0000], schreef Martin
> > Friebe:
> >   
> >> You can put a feature request in the bugtracker ( I will pick it up)
> >> However it will be a while before I get to work on it...
> >>
> >> This is unless someone actually brings a reason, why this would be a bad 
> >> feature....
> >>     
> >
> > I use those bookmarks a lot, and it's one of the most lacking features
> > of Delphi imho that it doesn't store it's bookmarks in the session-info,
> > and that they are bound to the current document...
> >
> > Toggling the bookmarks will result in removing a bookmark now and then
> > while I don't want to. For example: I want to jump to bookmark 1, I
> > forgot that I was already there, and press ctrl-1 again. Then I see that
> > this is the wrong bookmark and I go to bookmark 2. Now I press ctrl-1
> > again to go back and find out that my bookmark is gone...
> >
> > ie: It's not a bug, it's a feature. As discussed before. And it's not
> > worth the trouble adding a switch for it. As Graeme doesn't use the
> > bookmarks, he won't mind if they stay there all the time.
> >
> > I do use the bookmarks, and this idea oculd lead to very frustrating
> > situations.
> >
> >   
> Just trying to understand, but the description above doesn't match what 
> I had in mind, or what I thought  Graeme wanted?
> - jumping around using ctrl-1, ctrl-2,... as much forward and backward 
> as you want, will not delete any bookmark ever
> - pressing ctr1 and ctrl-1 again (as in jumping too) while already being 
> at the line, will never remove a bookmark neither.
> But: pressing shift-ctrl-1  (set the bookmar to the current line) will 
> remove it, *if* it is already set.
> if you accidentally press shift-ctrl-x combinations you will also loose 
> bookmarks, by:
> - setting them to a new location
> - setting bookmark 2, where you previously had BM 1, consequently 
> removing BM-1 (yes you still have a BM, but a diff one)
> Now yes, toggling adds a (IMHO) tiny amount ot the (IMHO) quite small 
> change of accidentally deleting a BM.
> As I said , I didn't follow your description above, but if you re-think 
> it, or meant the shift-ctrl as in my description, then let me know.

You're right. I didn't think it through. Forgot that I also have to
press 'shift' to set/remove a breakpoint. Then it's no problem for me...


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