[racket-dev] "bookmarks" in drracket?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sat Feb 4 17:28:18 EST 2012

I think jumping between files is an important usecase. (it isn't much
harder than jumping within a file;et me know if you want API guidance).


On Saturday, February 4, 2012, Stephen Chang <stchang at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>> Since jumping to a definition will sometime open a new window.
> Is this true in drracket? It doesnt seem like it is. I have a new
> implementation where bookmarks are a text mixin, so each tab will have
> it's own stack. But there is no jumping between windows.
> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Guillaume Marceau <gmarceau at gmail.com>
>> Note that the "Bookmark" features are almost always separate from the
>> "Long Jump" features, both in key binding and in nomenclature.
>> In Visual Studio:
>>  Jump to definition: F12
>>  Jump back on the stack: C-*
>>  Jump forward on the stack: C-&
>>  Toggle a bookmark: C-k C-k
>>  Jump to next bookmark: C-k C-n
>>  Jump to previous bookmark: C-k C-n
>> In Eclipse:
>>  Jump to definition: F3
>>  Jump back on the stack: A-left
>>  Jump forward on the stack: A-right
>>  By default, Eclipse doesn't have keyboard shortcut for its
>> bookmarking feature, but some people use
>>  Toggle a bookmark: C-b
>>  Jump to next bookmark: C-n
>>  Jump to previous bookmark: C-p
>> In Emacs (using the built-in tagging functionality):
>>  Jump to definition: M-.
>>  Jump back on the stack: M-*
>>  Jump forward on the stack: not available
>>  Toggle a bookmark: C-x r m
>>  Jump to next bookmark: C-x r j
>>  Jump to a different bookmark (from a list): C-x r l
>> I don't remember any having a visual display of the stack. I don't
>> remember any saving the stack across sessions. Some save bookmarks, or
>> save them them, but only if you ask.
>> To make the stack feature work, it is essential that it jump across
>> windows. You want M-. followed by M-* to cancel each other.
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