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Re: [PATCH] Add active mark, face support; activate mark on paste


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add active mark, face support; activate mark on paste
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 09:09:21 -0400
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On 4/12/20 11:04 PM, Daniel Colascione wrote:
> On 4/12/20 6:23 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
>> On 4/12/20 2:15 PM, address@hidden wrote:
>>
>>> There is one more/different 'face' issue: if I paste a line and then
>>> press Enter (as opposed to any alphanumeric key or arrow keys) then the
>>> highlight remains(highlighted), possibly because the ^M is echoed and
>>> thus moves the cursor one line up(?) before the highlight is attempted
>>> to be removed. But I'm just guessing.
>>
>> Unsurprising. The highlights are added and removed in readline's redisplay.
>> Once you enter newline (or any key bound to accept-line), readline returns
>> the line immediately without any redisplay, so the line remains as is.
> 
> Is that a regression relative to my original patch? I could have sworn I
> made command submission deactivate the mark and redisplay, but maybe I'm
> recalling incorrectly. In any case, isn't that the right thing to do?

I'll look. In the meantime, what do you think about the behavior when
pasting more than a screenful of text?

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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