[squeak-dev] Proof-of-concept: moving Smalltalk code editing support into SmalltalkEditor

Bob Arning arning315 at comcast.net
Wed Aug 29 21:22:34 UTC 2018


It's funny how irritated I get with other non-Smalltalk editing systems 
that do not (seem to, anyway) allow me to get text enclosed or 
unenclosed easily. Just plain text.


On 8/29/18 5:10 PM, Chris Muller wrote:
>> I was a bit annoyed by how autoEnclose (and by extension autoIndent)
>> were in effect for even the most basic of TextMorphs,
> autoEnclose is not Smalltalk-specific.  In all languages, including
> plain English, when you use an opening parenthesis, 9 times out of 10,
> there's gonna be a closing one, so autoEnclose is convenient pretty
> much everywhere.  The exceptions are a tiny minority.  Nevertheless,
> these are independently adjustable preferences which you can turn off
> if it doesn't suit you and they won't bother you even in
> SmalltalkEditors.
>

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