[squeak-dev] open paren/brace/bracket...

Colin Putney colin at wiresong.com
Thu Apr 17 19:20:40 UTC 2014


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi All,
>
>    first, excuse the venting.  Who the %*&^$# decided to inflict the
> "always type a matching open/close pair" when typing any of ( [ { etc on
> us?  Would that person please consider commiting hara kiri?
>
> OK, now slightly calmer, I find it /exceedingly/ annoying.  Is this really
> an appropriate default?    How does one turn it off?
>
>
> The cases that send me up my *&%$^# tree are when I intend to add a single
> one in front of some string when I go back to edit some text (e.g. add an
> exception handler around some phrase).  Here, typing the pair *is just
> broken*.  Doing it at the end of a text or at the end of line is
> defensible.  Doing it always IS F*&^%$*G BROKEN.
>

Amen, brother.

The preference is called 'Auto Enclose' and you can find it under the
Morphic category.

Colin
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