[TxMt] Re: EOL shortcut
throw-away-1 at macromates.com
Tue Sep 19 22:00:01 UTC 2006
On 19/9/2006, at 19:24, Dave Winzler wrote:
> [...] Consistency between apps is really important to me, and
> TextMate does different things with shift-ctl-arrows than the other
> apps I live in
Previously the keys were ⌃⌥← and ⌃⌥→ — I changed that to
be consistent with Xcode and BBEdit (plus they were almost useless on
those keys, as at least I personally would not bother using them).
It does take a few weeks to get used to ⌘← and ⌘→ for line
movement (+ selecting/deleting), but if we get people trained to use
the command versions, we can start to overload ⌃← and ⌃→ to
e.g. move between cells in LaTeX tables, etc. — i.e. use those keys
for moving a unit in the given context.
> (like Mail, textarea boxes in Safari, and TextEdit). So I either
> have to live with TextMate's inconsistency or keep modifying
> TextMate's KeyBindings file or messing with iKey to map my
> keypresses into something that works with TextMate.
You can also do a custom bundle with two macros that move to begin/
end of line and has the preferred key equivalent. This will override
native functionality assigned to the keys chosen.
> BTW, what is TextMate's official "select to EOL" shortcut anyway?
That would be ⇧⌘→, likewise ⌘⌦ will delete to EOL.
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