[SVN] TextMate 1.1 beta 11

Charilaos Skiadas skiadas at math.uchicago.edu
Fri May 27 07:11:00 UTC 2005

On May 27, 2005, at 1:19 AM, Allan Odgaard wrote:

>> 1) What is the status with sub-group matching? Should we replace ?R 
>> with something else?
> Yes, we should... :)

Ah, so, what do we need to use instead? Is there a file somewhere 
explaining exactly the regexp syntax rules allowed?
>> 2) I used the service for the first time. (btw, does one have to 
>> replace the TM service with each newer version, or is it the same? If 
>> one has to replace it, how would one do it).
> It's really hard to say when/if I'll update it in the future. Normally 
> it would be the same, but e.g. I changed hotkey for b10 -- generally 
> it'll be in the release-notes when it's updated.
> To update it I think one needs to trash the existing and drag in the 
> new. The system seems to lock the file when it has been used, so 
> replacing it isn't easy. You can quit TextMate Service via Activity 
> Monitor, but I don't know if that unlocks it.

Yes, that did it. It might be something worth mentioning somewhere, 
it's not something all users would know how to do. Then again, if 
no-one complains...
>> I used it with a form in safari. After returning to safari, I lost 
>> the blinking cursor there. Minor issue for sure, just thought I'd 
>> mention it.
>> The only other problem with the service is that I can't just call it 
>> with a form active. I need to write something in it, then select the 
>> text and then call the service. Is this something that is fixable?
> Neither is something I can do anything about. And I btw don't lose the 
> caret after having used the service (even in Safari, which though I 
> normally don't use) -- maybe you'd clicked somewhere in Safari while 
> it was waiting for the result, that could do it.

You're right, I tried it again now. What I had done was just press 
command-tab to switch to safari. That was enough to lose the caret. But 
if one does not mess with safari at all, it works fine.

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