[Geany-devel] folding problem

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Fri Nov 5 22:24:24 UTC 2010

On 6 November 2010 07:30, WILLIAM FRASER <william.fraser at virgin.net> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've spotted what might be two problems with folding... They are
> demonstrated with the following line of Java code:
> Image[] AnnimationPics; //{picture number,delay in 10ths of a second until
> changes to next image}
> This line is marked as a folding point when it should not be.
> Firstly: the curly braces ought to be ignored as they are in a comment (it
> is coloured by the lexer as a comment)
> Secondly: even if it is not ignored there is a matching close brace for the
> open brace and so when you try to fold this line it should do nothing
> (instead it hides every line after this line, or crashes...)
> I am assuming that this a problem with folding, or is it the lexer?

Folding is also determined by the Lexer, so its both :-)

I'm not sure why, but if it makes //{ and //} fold points but doesn't
search any further in the comment so the } is ignored.


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