[Geany-Users] Little questions

pauriem at gmail.com pauriem at xxxxx
Mon Sep 9 04:21:57 UTC 2013

sorry I guess the thing in
Scintilla is actually:

On 9/8/13, pauriem at gmail.com <pauriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to follow up on the part
> of this old thread which is
> complaining about the behavior
> of the backspace in Scintilla, which
> will sometimes trigger a forward
> delete in an indentation context
> I also find this really annoying and
> pointless and would like to disable
> it
> from what I can gather, the
> behavior is governed by a
> property in Scintilla called
> backspace-undeletes
> what I would hope to be able to do
> is to use the plugin API to pass
> a message to Scintilla to knock
> off doing this
> is there such a message I can send,
> or would I have to patch the geany
> source to call a lower-level Scintilla
> function not exposed through the
> message-passing?
> failing that, I expect I can write a
> script or macro that moves the
> cursor one space left and then does
> a forward delete (potentially in
> a loop indexed by the indentation
> value defined by the conf settings),
>  and bind the backspace key to that?
> is there any reason why that would
> fail?

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