[Newbies] BUG in keyboard sequence for commenting region ?

Nicola Mingotti nmingotti at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 03:31:52 UTC 2019

Thank you Subbu, I see the table where the shortcuts are defined, nice !


On 8/4/19 10:55 PM, K K Subbu wrote:
> On 05/08/19 9:30 AM, Nicola Mingotti wrote:
>> I am using Squeak5.2, in MacOS.
>> According to Help -> Keyboard Shortcut:
>> ----
>> Ctrl-'    Toggle enclosure within double-quotes
>> Cmd-'    Toggle enclosure within single-quotes
>> ----
>> Neither of those works. The only way to make a selected part of text
>> commented is to press Shift+' . This sequence does not toggle, it
>> just quotes the region.
>> I may have installed a nasty package because I am pretty sure I was
>> able to comment/uncomment regions a few days ago.
>> Do you observe the same behavior ?
> I am unable to reproduce this in Squeak 5.2-18231 (Linux 64b). Alt-' 
> (Alt in Linux = Cmd key in Mac) works as expected. Ctrl-' is treated 
> like alt-shift-' (alt-").
>> Post Scriptum: Can you tell me where this is implemented and save m
>> X hours of digging ?:)  I would like to change it a bit.
> TextEditor>>enclose: handles this action. This method is invoked from 
> a lookup table cmdMap initialized in TextEditor 
> class>>initializeCmdKeyShortcuts.
> BTW, you may want to keep the following code snippets handy in a 
> workspace to debug keyboard events:
> HandMorph showEvents: true
> HandMorph showEvents: false
> HTH .. Subbu

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