[Geany-devel] [PATCH] Changebar port from codeblocks

Oliver Krystal mr.soup12 at xxxxx
Sat Jun 12 18:38:35 UTC 2010

This changing of colors on lines that have been saved or edited would be 
nice.  Its in Notepad++ which I changed from and it was one thing I 
liked very much

On 6/12/2010 1:23 PM, Jiří Techet wrote:
> 2010/6/12 Enrico Tröger<enrico.troeger at uvena.de>:
>> On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 09:29:18 +1000, Lex wrote:
>>> Hi Jiri,
>>> I'd recommend that you send your patches as attachments, putting them
>>> in the mail body can get them wrapped.
>> +1, Nick also said this above.
> Sorry, I can resend them again, just tell me. (I don't want to spam
> the mailing list too much - I have already caused a nasty email storm
> on your list).
>> And a bit more info would be cool, a short description and/or a
>> screenshot. I hardly remember some new visual Scintilla features from
>> the past which could be what the topic is about but I don't have the
>> time to look it all up. And I don't know CodeBlocks.
>> Thanks.
> OK, here's a screenshot:
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2554438/changebar.png
> (Notice the green and yellow lines.) When you load the document, there
> are no lines. The first time you modify a line, a yellow stripe
> appears next to it. If you save it, it becomes green. So the
> screenshot can be interpreted as:
> * lines 61-64 have been modified since document loading, but these are
> saved on the disk
> * lines 65-69 have been modified but have not yet been saved (have
> been modified after the last save)
> * the remaining lines haven't been edited at all
> I find it pretty useful for navigation in source code because you can
> quickly visually see the places you have been working on.
> It has been introduced by Neil as an experimental feature for
> scintilla two years ago:
> http://groups.google.com/group/scintilla-interest/browse_thread/thread/2e5e1b82350886cc?pli=1
> I had a discussion with Neil whether this couldn't be merged to
> mainline scintilla, but he finds the current implementation "not good
> enough":
> http://groups.google.com/group/scintilla-interest/browse_thread/thread/c63c3402a222d44b
> Despite its (in practice not visible) limitations, I find it so much
> useful that I decided to port it from codeblocks (which contains
> probably the most up-to-date version). I understand that it probably
> won't get merged to geany, but some people might find it useful too.
> Regards,
> Jiri
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