[TxMt] DIALOG2 popup Summary + Suggestion

Thomas Aylott textmate at subtlegradient.com
Mon Apr 21 20:51:49 UTC 2008

That looks pretty hip. But the ui should show what you're typing  

Thomas Aylott [SubtleGradient] from iPhone

On Apr 21, 2008, at 12:10 PM, Hans-Joerg Bibiko <bibiko at eva.mpg.de>  

> On 21 Apr 2008, at 17:39, Allan Odgaard wrote:
>> On 18 Apr 2008, at 14:52, Hans-Joerg Bibiko wrote:
>>> On 18 Apr 2008, at 14:27, Hans-Joerg Bibiko wrote:
>>>> But by doing this I have some limitations:
>>>> 1) The size of my suggestions:
>>>> Up to now I have to pipe it to DIALOG2 but this size is limited.  
>>>> Maybe it is worth to think about a mechanism to load a file  
>>>> containing the suggestions.
>>> This is wrong. Of course, I can use cat instead of echo.
>>> I've just tried out to pipe a 1Mb file with 16500 suggestion to  
>>> popup in lookup mode, and it works ;)
>> Yeah, there is an ARG_MAX define which tells the maximum size of  
>> environment variables and command arguments. I think it is around  
>> 64 KB.
>> Pipes of course are without such limits. This is also why it is  
>> generally preferred to take selection (for TM commands) as input  
>> rather than use TM_SELECTED_TEXT, at least for commands where it  
>> might be more than a few words/lines.
> Yeap.
> But there is still the question, whether it's worth to implement  
> such lookup mode in popup?
> See http://www.bibiko.de/TM_DIALOG2_popup_lookup.mov (1M)
> --Hans
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