[SVN] TextMate 1.1 beta 11

Allan Odgaard allan at macromates.com
Sat May 28 00:00:26 UTC 2005

On May 27, 2005, at 17:11, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:

> Yeah, I looked at that file, but it is a bit lacking in  
> explanations and examples :-)
> For instance, for \g, all it says is:
>>>   \g<name>    call by group name
>>>   \g<n>       call by group number (n >= 1)
> Based on that, I can't quite figure out why this "([^{}]+|[^{}]*\\{\ 
> \g<1>*\\}[^{}]*)" works. How do I know there should be a 1 there?

\g<1> refers to capture #1.

So if you do:
That'd actually expand to:

This of course it not very useful, but if the reference was inside  
the capture, you have a recursive expression, and thus can match  
balanced brackets, e.g.:
Well match:
  a, or abc, or aabcc etc. since between a and c, the entire pattern  
is applied again.

> I guess My trouble is mostly I don't fully understand the structure  
> of the syntax plist files, I was hoping there would be a document  
> explaining that.

There is, check the TextMate help book.

> Is it supposed to handle
> \footnote{Notice that we replaced $E$ in front with $E(*D)$. This  
> is intentional.}   ?


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