[TxMt] match and look ahead?
gerti-textmate at bitart.com
Tue Sep 6 17:44:47 UTC 2005
On Tue, Sep 6, at 1:56 AM, Andreas Wahlin wrote:
>>>> To make it easier to visually parse blocks, I am trying to write
>>>> a pattern that matches on 'even tabs' and give them a light gray
> It's a good idea, but I think it looks butt ugly as it is now. The
> rows where I have no tab stops (just new line) don't colour at all,
> and no text on the lines with tabs colour either.
Agreed, it isn't the most pretty. I was trying to emulate jEdit's
(prettier) fold guides (see  for a little write-up with screen
shots). What concerns me a bit is that under some conditions TextMate
appears to be loosing leading tabs if that is all that exists on a row.
> I'd like the whole column as such coloured, if anything. I suppose
> this can't really be solved with scopes, but that's how I think it
> should look to be of any real help.
> (not dissing your idea here, as I said, it's a good one, I just
> comment on the current state)
Personally me thinks a striped background through the whole document
would really be ugly...
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