[racket-dev] Feature request:highlight variables

From: Pierpaolo Bernardi (olopierpa at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Feb 3 01:46:50 EST 2013

You can already do this by right-clicking an identifier and selecting
the appropriate command (whose name at the moment I can't remember).


2013/2/3, Harry Spier <vasishtha.spier at gmail.com>:
> I just downloaded the latest version of Komodo Edit (I needed to edit some
> PHP code) and it has an interesting feature that might be useful in
> DrRacket.  In DrRacket if you hover the mouse pointer over a variable you
> get arrows from the binding occurance of a variable to its bound occurances
> which is very useful but if you move the cursor off the variable then the
> arrows disappear.  In the latest version of Komodo if you click on a
> variable then all occurances of that variable are highlighted.
> It might be a useful enhancement in DrRacket, that if you clicked on the
> binding occurance of a variable then it and all its bound occurances would
> be hightlighted until you again clicked them off or clicked on a the
> binding occurance of a new variable. Or alternatively and probably better
> if clicking made the arrows stay until you clicked  them off.
> Harry Spier

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