[TxMt] Switching between bundle editor and document windows

Simon Gregory simon at helvector.org
Thu Jul 19 22:35:37 UTC 2007

Take a look at the TextMate bundle > Install “Edit in TextMate…”  
command. When you run it you'll be presented with a html dialog, the  
intro section explains all.

On 19 Jul 2007, at 22:21, Mark Day wrote:

> Hi,
> As I've watched some of Allan's screencasts, I noticed he often  
> switches between the bundle editor and a document window in order  
> to try out changes to snippets, commands, etc.  It looks like he's  
> using the keyboard to switch back and forth.  I know I can switch  
> between windows using Command-` , but any changes I've made in the  
> bundle editor's text field don't seem to take effect when I switch  
> windows.
> For example, I start editing a snippet.  I add or remove some text  
> in the snippet.  Then press Command-` to switch to my document  
> window.  I trigger the snippet (using tab triggers in my recent  
> experiments), but I get the old contents of the snippet, without  
> the changes I just typed.
> If I click elsewhere in the bundle editor (in the list on the left,  
> in the scope selector text field, etc.) before switching windows,  
> then the changes I've made to the snippet take effect when I switch  
> to my document window.
> I've been skimming some of the archives of this list, and I've seen  
> it mentioned that switching windows is supposed to commit changes  
> to the text field in the bundle editor.  Which means just pressing  
> Command-` to switch windows should be enough.  Am I doing something  
> wrong?
> I'm running TextMate build 1405 on Mac OS X 10.4.10 on both Intel  
> and PowerPC machines.
> Thanks,
> -Mark
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