[Geany] mail filetype or replacing vim with geany
russelldickenson at xxxxx
Thu Aug 2 01:56:57 UTC 2012
On 2 August 2012 04:41, Thomas Martitz
<thomas.martitz at student.htw-berlin.de> wrote:
> Am 01.08.2012 09:07, schrieb Lex Trotman:
>> On 1 August 2012 16:04, Gour <gour at atmarama.net> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 31 Jul 2012 23:40:10 +0200
>>> Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org>
>>>> You mean it reflows the paragraph (^J) but keep the ">" at line
>>>> starts, right?
>>>> No, Geany doesn't currently know there can be stuff that should be
>>>> kept when reflowing. However I agree that such a feature, if it can
>>>> also work with comments and strings, too, would be very handy :)
>>>> The easiest way to add this would probably be a plugin providing an
>>>> alternative reflow implementation that takes care of keeping the
>>>> leading ">".
>>> Actually, vim (and Emacs as well, iirc), can reflow paragraph
>>> with nested 'quotes', e.g. "> >".
>> Geany isn't a vim or emacs clone, so nobody really cared to read their
>> mail in Geany enough to do it.
>>> Providing plugin means hacking in C, right?
> Can't you code plugins with Vala and Python as well these days?
> Best regards.
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> Geany at uvena.de
Would it be possible to use the Linux command "fmt" to have the
selected portion of the buffer reformatted? Perhaps i might operate
only on text prefixed in a pre-determined method - e.g. with "> " or
"/*" but it could still be coded so that it was quite generic.
Below is a link to an example of "fmt" used to reflow the text in a C
Russell Dickenson (AKA phayz)
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