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It’s possible to change the char separators that delimitate the auto selection boundaries on double click event over a word?
… double click on text or one, on the first example, highlight "
", otherwise, on the second example double clinking on text, selects "
", and on two selects "
", but suppose that I want the same behavior for char separator '
' than the '
', it’s possible to configure that on some NPP internal property?
Thanks in advance!
I support this!
If we can customize how hpp detect "word" with regular expressions then that's great!
I always want to select
In string like this
sorry for the typo
This is a Scitilla change. N++ won't do it to make upgrading Scintilla easier.
This is one time I will have to tell that CChris is not completely correct ;-) It is possible to change characters considered to be in words, without modifying Scintilla, using the SCI_SETWORDCHARS and SCI_SETWHITESPACECHARS messages. Using Python Script plugin, you can set it with editor.setWordChars("abcdefg...") (list all chars you want in words) and editor.setWhitespaceChars(" \t...") (list all space chars). Note that current Notepad++ (or at least the last version of the source I verified) will reset the lists to default when double-clicking a hotspot (e.g. a URL).
Indeed, I wasn't able to obtain the changes to stick...
Further, lexers have their own opinion sometimes abouut what is a word character. This is how I had been able to select word characters in UDLs: because I had full control over the lexer. For instance, you need to modify the relevant lexer to get the $ in PHP variable names to be included in the double click selection.
So yes, you can drive Scintilla's definition of words and spaces, but the lexer change is, from N++ standpoint, a change in the Scintilla distro. So I'd say we are both right.