[TxMt] Re: Exploring Snippets
allan at macromates.com
Tue Feb 15 04:17:57 UTC 2005
On Feb 15, 2005, at 5:08, James Edward Gray II wrote:
>> $0 is the place where the cursor is placed after the snippet has been
> Really? I thought that was $1. Then you can tab to $2, $3, etc.
By run I think he means “tabbed to the end”, i.e. gone through all the
By default an implicit $0 is placed after your snippet, so e.g. if you
write a snippet like: “foo $1 bar $2 fud” the caret starts at $1, you
can tab to $2, but you can do a second tab to “leave” the snippet, and
you end up just after “fud”, so in fact the snippet is: “foo $1 bar $2
Sometimes this is not desired, take this snippet:
Here we want to end between begin/end, but due to the implicit
placeholder at the end of the snippet, a tab will take us outside this
block. So instead we make it:
Then TextMate knows that you do not want the implicit tab position
after the snippet, because you used $0.
Hope that clarifies it...
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