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just tried JuffEd. Looks really nice and works very well!
Some features I would like to see in a future version:
* Line highlighting: different background color for the line where the cursor is in
* small space after line number (right side)
* auto indent
* more highlighting (set own colors)
* box selection (like in jedit ctrl+drag)
* smaller icons in the main menubar
Keep up the good work!
Well, everything is almost clear except these 2 moments:
1. "more highlighting (set own colors)" -- do you mean more highlighting schemes or you want to have an opportunity to customize existing schemes? Or both? :)
Actually, highlighting schemes are usual XML-files located in /home/user/.config/juff/hlschemes/ with quite intuitive syntax (I hope :)). If you want to have some extra schemes, you can easily create it and send it to me to include it into the next release.
2. Could you explain what happens when you do Ctrl+drag in jEdit?
thanks for the answer.
to 1: more schemes would be nice. The xml files seem to be quite easy to edit! I'll have a look at them.
Perhaps a possibility to change font-size, color IN JuffEd would be nice too.
to 2: With Ctrl+hold left mouse button down you can select like this:
So "is a" in line 1-4 and when you start typing/deleting it will change all the lines at ones. A very hand feature.
Are the list of highlights hardcoded?
I've tried to create and php.xml, but it did now shown up the the editor :-P
The list of available lexers (those magic classes that implement highlighting, foldind, indents in libqscintilla) is quite short (in comparison to the original Scintilla), but almost all of them are used in JuffEd.
PHP one is combined with HTML (since that's the way how it's implemented in QScintilla).
I think I can split them to make it a bit more intuitive :)
sorry, with auto-indent I mean something like "select all - auto indent".
Oh, and it would be nice if you can skip the session menu in the beginning
>Oh, and it would be nice if you can skip the session menu in the beginning
There will be an option in settings dialog to configure it.
Using beta 3 as my new default text editor now (with 'Open empty session' at start-up)! Well done!
There is one thing that is a bit annoying atm: if you double click a string with ' or " around it it will select the " ' too (like "test"). Is it possible to change that so it only selects the text between the " '?
oh, and a open recent files menu (http://www.topologi.com/products/tpro/png_large/file_open_recent.png) would be a very nice addition!
Added to the "todo"-list.
Sorry for making so much requests but a middle click on the tab to close it (like in firefox) would be handy.
I also tried to make a gentoo ebuild but I failed in the install process (https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-612044-highlight-juffed.html)
You shouldn't be sorry for making feature requests, because you help me to make JuffEd better ;)
As for problems with ebiuld.... I've never used Gentoo, that's why I can only suppose.
Do you have write permissions for directory /usr/share/ ?
When you 'emerge' (install) new packages you have to be root. Thats why I'm very confused in that error message. I'll try to find help in the #gentoo channel to get a working ebuild!
* 'save as' should have old filename in the textfield. It's empty at the moment
* updating open files as they change outside (in an other program)
* a better search: feedback in the status bar ("not found", "starting from top again"), auto wrap, window should stay on top and a "search again" button or so
This functionality is provided by standard class QTextEdit which doesn't allow to change this behavior by default (the same issue with current line highlighting, vertical block selection and some other things).
May be I'll implement my own class (there are no any difficulties, it just takes time), but this is not the first-priority task.
Try new 0.2-dev snapshot. I've implemented several features you wanted.
You're welcome with bugreports.
Awesome release! Thank you very much!
Is there a switch to open a file in a new tab rather than a new JuffEd when clicking on a file outside the program (everytime I click to open a file in Konqueror it opens a new JuffEd)?
Oh, please add the "Search reached end, continue from beginning" to the replace too and keyboard shortcuts to the menu (Alt+F for &File,etc.)!
I'll make you a German l10n file later!
Thank you for your feedback!
>Is there a switch to open a file in a new tab rather than a new JuffEd when clicking on a file outside the program (everytime I click to open a file in Konqueror it opens a new JuffEd)?
I'll have a look how it's made in other projects ;)
>Oh, please add the "Search reached end, continue from beginning" to the replace too and keyboard shortcuts to the menu (Alt+F for &File,etc.)!
Oh, sorry, I've forgot about "Replace".... :)
I'm working on a PHP highlight and plan to work, if possible, on a tag editor plugin.
Meanwhile, I have a small suggestion: when you open and edit a file, and choose "save as" to save with a different name, could the file dialog go to the folder the file is originally from?
Hm, may be it will be a good idea to split them.... :)
>Meanwhile, I have a small suggestion: when you open and edit a file, and choose "save as" to save with a different name, could the file dialog go to the folder the file is originally from?
Sure, that would be the better way. Accepted :)
So, to the next topic: is it possible to create a plugin that adds functionality like quanta+ or homesite, that adds an "edit this tag" on the menu when you right click over a tag in HTML? It could be added to core, but I think, as a plugin it will not interfere with the development of the main editor.
If so, I'm willing to create it :)
Hm.... I've never seen neither of listed software before :)
I'll have a look to figure out what I can do.
Said it already: Great Work, the only little thing I would appreciate is a solution for syntax Highlithing for .php files.
Either a Combined Hightlighting of HTML and PHP or the possibility to set HTML-Highlights as standard for .php files would be comfortable!
Sorry for the delay.
I think I'll extend PHP scheme with HTML highlighting.
And of course there will be an option to define default syntax highlightings for certain file types.
I've added HTML and JS highlighting to PHP scheme (SVN revisions 435 and 436 for '0.5' and 'trunk' branches).