[TxMt] [SCREENCAST] Select Balanced HTML Tag

Thomas Aylott - subtleGradient textmate at subtleGradient.com
Thu Nov 15 16:35:31 UTC 2007

Enjoy the screencasty goodness:

—Thomas Aylott – subtleGradient—

On Nov 15, 2007, at 1:37 AM, Thomas Aylott - subtleGradient wrote:

> YES!
> You heard it here first folks.
> I just added a Select Balanced HTML/XML Tag macro to the  
> Experimental bundle!
> I've been trying different ways of making this work since I first  
> started using TextMate back in, what like 2004 or something?
> I've tried regex, I've tried Ruby, I've tried everything I could  
> think of...
> 	But finally I've come up with something very simple.
> The only real downside is that it's EXTREMELY slow. Like 1 second  
> from running the macro until it's done. But that's WAY faster than  
> using the mouse to manually select that same code, or trying to use  
> the keyboard to manually select it.
> This is frankly the #1 biggest missing feature of TextMate that  
> directly impacts my life.
> If this breaks anything, just remember that it's undoable. Command-Z  
> is your friend.
> 	Please also report and and all problems to me with an example of  
> the code that it chokes on.
> If you only want to DOWNLOAD this macro alone, just visit this link  
> and double-click the file.
> http://macromates.com/svn/Bundles/trunk/Bundles/Experimental.tmbundle/Macros/Select%20Balanced%20HTML:XML%20Tag.tmMacro
> —Thomas Aylott – subtleGradient—

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