[TxMt] Re: Cursor position in bytes

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Tue Aug 9 18:59:20 UTC 2016

On 6 Aug 2016, at 21:01, Jacob Carlborg wrote:

> I’m currently working on adding some new features to the D bundle. 
> These are features like code completion, go-to-definition and similar 
> features. These commands are using a parser tool which expects the 
> current cursor position in bytes from the start of the source file. 
> TextMate only provides the cursor position in the form of column and 
> line number.

We can provide this as a variable but the user can have multiple 
insertion points, column selections, and place carets beyond end-of-line 
or a tab character.

Any suggestion as for how to provide this info?

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