[Geany-Devel] Compiler tab suggestions

Dimitar Zhekov dimitar.zhekov at xxxxx
Sun Jan 12 12:09:01 UTC 2014

On Sat, 11 Jan 2014 21:28:42 +1100
Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11 January 2014 21:00, Thomas Martitz <kugel at rockbox.org> wrote:
> > Not sure is the ^ really useful to us in geany? I'm not sure because
> > clicking on the line moves the editor to that location anyway.
> Yes clicking goes to the line, but doesn't indicate the column, which is
> what ^ does.
> It would be better if it *did* go to the column but that needs focus forced
> to the editing widget to show the new cursor position.  Focussing by
> clicking unfortunately makes the cursor go where you click :)
> I just (belatedly) checked and there is PR #191 and patch #11 both
> purporting to handle column numbers, not sure of their status.

Patch 11 works without changes since Mar-2012. It handles the buildin
parsing, and explains in geany.txt the optional 3rd regex for column.
Generally, it's a simple extension to the current parsing mechanism.

> #191 is quite big but on quick glance I didn't actually see where the
> column was handled, and sf is so slow I ran out of patience looking
> for the patch 11.

I attached a fresh copy of patch 11 which applies without offsets.

E-gards: Jimmy
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