[Geany-devel] New plugin: embrace
frank at xxxxx
Sun Jul 26 22:34:42 UTC 2009
On Sun, 26 Jul 2009 00:41:29 +0200
Dominic Hopf <dmaphy at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 18.07.2009, 09:20 +0200 schrieb Prim András:
> > Frank Lanitz írta:
> > > On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 23:12:00 +0200
> > > Jonas Haag <jonas at jonashaag.de> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Prim András<pa at primandras.hu> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> I wrote a plugin that embraces the selection in configurable
> > >>> text.
> > >> I don't get what it does.
> > >>
> > >
> > > To be honest, me neither. Can you please go into detail with an
> > > example maybe?
> > >
> > Yes, of course. (It seems I'd have to avoid writing letters at
> > midnight. :)
> > So it adds a new toolbar as seen in the screenshot
> > http://primandras.hu/stuff/geany_embrace/screenshot.png
> > When I write my HTML and want a word to be bold, then I select it,
> > press the italic button on the toolbar and it will add "<i>" before
> > and "</i>" after the selection.
> > Furthermore it is possible to configure it, so that when one
> > presses the image button, it pops a dialog as seen in the
> > screenshot, where one can choose a file with a file chooser dialog,
> > write a label, pick an alignment from the predefined list and write
> > a class name, or choose one that is used earlier. And when pressing
> > OK it will add a nice <img /> tag with the appropriate attributes
> > filled in.
> I'm just working on a project in HTML where to get lot's of <li>'s
> around lines of text. Well, it's around ten lines, but it's a very
> good use case for your embrace plugin. Of course there are alternate
> ways, like maybe Search & Replace or lua scripts or mini scripts or
> anything else, but I instantly got your embrace plugin in mind. :)
> Just as a suggestion: Since there already are two more menu items
> about HTML editing - at least for me - in the Tools menu ("Insert
> Special HTML Characters" and "HTML Replacement") it maybe would be
> nice idea to have a more general plugin for HTML and website editing
> where these functions are merged into one plugin. What do you guys
> think about this?
Hard to say. At the moment htmlchars is implementing a number of
features around special chars on HTML files. I wouldn't care much
whether its getting merged to a huge one but I'm afraid its getting to
bloated for common usage.
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