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bug #41534: shift-tab could remove indentation without requiring line selection

Submitted by:  Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Submitted on:  Sun 09 Feb 2014 08:40:10 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Invalid Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  3.8.0 Operating System:  Any

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Thu 12 Jun 2014 10:27:48 PM UTC, comment #6:

yes, this issue seems resolved now, thanks.

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Thu 12 Jun 2014 05:58:04 PM UTC, comment #5:

Felipe, does John's hint help? Can the report be closed?

Torsten <ttl>
Project Member
Tue 15 Apr 2014 07:48:22 PM UTC, comment #4:

On my windows 3.8.1 install:

with 'tab indents line' preference not set, shift tab moved the cursor back a tab space.

with 'tab indents line' set, shift tab un-tabs the line.

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Mon 10 Feb 2014 08:05:04 AM UTC, comment #3:

On mac (octave-forge dmg) Shift-Tab moves the cursor back x characters (as defined in the preference pane for tab width) unless the whole line is selected in which case the line is actually unindented.

Pantxo Diribarne <pantxo>
Project Member
Sun 09 Feb 2014 09:07:23 PM UTC, comment #2:

must be windows-specific then.

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Sun 09 Feb 2014 08:55:42 PM UTC, comment #1:

When the cursor is before the beginning of the indented line, Shift-Tab unindents the line on my system (Ubuntu Unity). I do not need to select the line. Or do I misunderstand your report?

Torsten <ttl>
Project Member
Sun 09 Feb 2014 08:40:10 PM UTC, original submission:

in the editor current line

some pointers:
<https://bitbucket.org/tortoisehg/thg/issue/82/allow-shift-tab-to-un-indent>: "Apparently Scintilla's default behavior is correct, but Qt's wrapper for the widget steals the keypresses."

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>


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