[Geany-devel] Calltip and autocomplete interaction

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Sat Aug 15 17:51:16 UTC 2009

On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 23:02:54 +0200, Enrico wrote:

>On Sun, 2 Aug 2009 15:43:28 +0200, Enrico wrote:
>>On Tue, 28 Jul 2009 15:32:04 +0100, Nick wrote:
>>>On Fri, 24 Jul 2009 12:42:56 +0200
>>>Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
>>>> >Update: while re-reading your initial report and re-testing, it
>>>> >still doesn't work if you cancel the auto-completion list by
>>>> >typing an invalid character (invalid in terms of a non-matching
>>>> >item). For this to work, we would need to explicitly reshow the
>>>> >calltip also when receiving SCN_CHARADDED. Right now, I'm not
>>>> >sure whether it can/should do this unconditionally or whether we
>>>> >need some logic behind when to reshow the calltip (of course, the
>>>> >basic condition is only reshow it
>>>> Update 2:
>>>> with SVN r4022 it should also work for cancelled auto-completion
>>>> lists which were not closed explicitly by Escape, i.e. also without
>>>> a SCN_AUTOCCANCELLED message.
>>>> Please test it :).
>>>This reshows calltips when you don't want them:
>>>1. Press the down arrow when you're in a calltip until you're outside
>>>the argument list.
>>>2. Type a character - the calltip is reshown.
>>Oops, very bad.
>>I have a half-finished patch to address this issue, I hope I'll find
>>time to finish and commit it during next week.
>Guys, I'm sorry.
>It seems I saved the patch to /tmp so it got deleted after shutting
>down my computer (my /tmp is a ram disk) or I deleted the file by
>accident. I just don't have it anymore and I don't have time until
>next week to write it again. We are planning the release for Sunday
>which probably won't happen but I try to make it on Monday or Tuesday.
>So, if anyone is bored feel free to fix it. It's basically about
>checking the current cursor position against the start and end position
>of the argument list (i.e. the surrounding braces) of the shown
>Alternatively, we can maybe disable the code which is causing this
>behaviour for the release. IIRC it's only one line and currently it's
>more annoying than it helps.

Disabled for now since we are going to release Geany 0.18 very soon.


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