[racket] Parens/string quotes automatic behavior

From: Laurent (laurent.orseau at gmail.com)
Date: Wed May 22 12:28:31 EDT 2013

(actually double-quote, double-quote, backspace is more efficient, but just
typing double-quote would be so much simpler, in particular because when I
need this, I need it often, e.g. in slideshow)

On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 6:18 PM, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org>wrote:

> On May 22, 2013, at 7:07 AM, Laurent wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > The new behavior of automatic parenthesis matching is really nice, but
> there is one problem with string quotes.
> > For example, if the cursor is in the middle of a string and I type the
> string-quote symbol ", it places a quote which cuts the current string and
> leaves the right part in a bad syntax.
> >
> > Most of the time, when I type a quote inside a string, it's because I
> want to split the string in two parts.
> > To do that, I have to type string-quote, string-quote, delete (to remove
> the extra string-quote added by the paren-match behavior), and left to go
> back between the two strings, which is mildly annoying.
> >
> > Would it be possible (unless problematic) to have the default
> paren-match behavior for strings that splits the string instead of
> inserting a single string-quote, possibly unless the left symbol is a
> backslash?
> +1. I've developed a reflex to compensate for this, which is double-quote
> double-quote double-quote delete left-arrow… which is a bit painful.
> John
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