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Re: feature request: change case

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Willy-Bas Loos <willybas(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: feature request: change case
Date: 2008-10-15 13:01:52
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Dave Page a écrit :
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Guillaume Lelarge
> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>> Dave Page a écrit :
>>> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:20 AM, Willy-Bas Loos <willybas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> One thing that i'm missing in pgAdmin is a way to change the case of my
>>>> code.
>>>> When i type code that others are supposed to read, i use uppercase for the
>>>> keywords (such as SELECT, FROM, CREATE, etc). Sometimes i'm sloppy and
>>>> forget to do the case thing, or i had the caps-lock on and didn't notice
>>>> right away.
>>>> If i could change the case of my writing, i would not have to rewrite that
>>>> bit of code .
>>>> It's not a biggie, just convenience.
>>>>
>>>> If there is no capacity or priority to do this i would try to write the
>>>> feature myself, but i would need some guiding. Does it work that way?
>>> It does - and we're always happy to help new developers... but there
>>> are a few new features in the SQL editor already for the next release,
>>> including what you are looking for:
>>>
>>> - Block indent text by selecting two or more lines and pressing the Tab key.
>>> - Block outdent text that has been indented using the current tab
>>> settings using Shift+Tab.
>>> - Comment out SQL by selecting two or more lines and pressing the - key.
>>> - Uncomment SQL by selecting two or more commented lines and pressing
>>> the + key.
>>> - Shift the selected text to upper case by pressing the ^ key.
>>> - Shift the selected text to lower case by pressing the _ key.
>>>
>> I did try to find these because I knew you worked on it but I wasn't
>> able to find them. Perhaps we should add menus, at least for some of them?
> 
> I didn't think they warranted menu options as they are the sort of
> function that we could add in larger numbers than we'd want on a menu.
> I did document them on the help page though (thats where I copied the
> above text from).
> 
> Agree/disagree? :-)
> 

Silly me, I didn't look on the help pages...


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