[TxMt] Re: how to opt in to double-click-to-select-pair?

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Mon Aug 29 06:03:11 UTC 2016

On 26 Aug 2016, at 2:49, Graham Heath wrote:

> If what I’m reading is correct, this might be as simple as starting 
> "from +
> 1" when looking up the next result.
> But I’m probably wrong, lol.

The problem is with things like: `+foo+ and +bar+`.

If you double-click the second `+` then how to know if we should search 
left or right for the paired character?

We could look at surrounding whitespace, but then there is `(+foo+)` 
with no whitespace around. So we could look at word characters, but then 
`"` is also a paired character and we have things like: `printf("%s…", 
arg);` where neither side of the first `"` has whitespace or 

That said, I’ve made a note about this, I think we could do a 
heuristic based on the above thinking that should get it right most of 
the time, and it would actually be awesome to have ⇧⌘B work in 

Though right now there is “Select Current Scope” which works to 
select the current “unit”, this might also be helpful in determining 
whether to search left/right of `+foo+`, assuming the grammar matches 
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