Here is what I have done so far.. I downloaded Allan's Ruby
Created my small snippet activated using <esc>
with save = nothing; input = selected text or word and output =
insert as text.
That seems to works for me.. guess later I could choose which
scopes I want this to work for me...
(It seems to use the tm_dialog thing that was introduced recently,
which frankly I had not yet gotten to look at, but which seems to be
paying dividends already)...
I guess this is obvious to the superusers but just wanted to bring it
up to anyone who might have been as baffled as I was.
I will investigate Aylott's extension when I get the time..
ps: BTW, since I am posting mail in TM, this also overcomes failure
for the word completion to work within MAIL itself sometimes (for
Another route in the meantime is to get Aylotts subtlegradient
bundle which displays the action at a screencast he sent out about
month ago - but which I had missed..
Will see if it works out for me..
(he Thomas mentions Alan pastie - where is it implemented within
the system?) Can I just include that pastie in the bundle