[racket-dev] Feature request:highlight variables

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Feb 3 12:13:11 EST 2013

Isn't this what git head does with the yellow coloring? -- Matthias

On Feb 3, 2013, at 1:46 AM, Pierpaolo Bernardi wrote:

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