[racket] Electric-pair like setting for square brackets in DrRacket on Windows?

From: Gustavo Massaccesi (gustavo at oma.org.ar)
Date: Tue Nov 4 20:27:57 EST 2014

I'm using still v6.1 in Windows. It closes the bracket automatically.
I found two ways to disable it. Perhaps you disable it by accident. To
reenable it:

* Check that you are using Racket mode: Go to the menu
"Edit"\"Modes"(near the bottom) and verify that "Racket" is checked
(By the way, there is no UI indicator of the mode. It's difficult to
notice that you are in the bad mode. Another symptom of the "Text"
mode is that it doesn't indent the code automatically.)

* Check that you have the feature enabled: Go to the menu
"Edit"\"Preferences"(at the bottom) go to the "Editing" tab, go to the
"Racket" subtab and verify that "Automaticaly adjust closing parents"
is checked.


On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 2:47 PM, J Arcane <jarcane at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I started Lisping on Emacs and grew to rather appreciate the
> electric-pair-mode method for automatically inserting a closing parens and
> other symbols; I had mine set to auto close (), [], and "" at a minimum, and
> sometimes set others when I was working in other languages.
> DrRacket has a setting to do this for (), but at least on the Windows
> version it doesn't seem to support this for []; I've fiddled with settings
> and they seem to make no difference in behavior.
> Odd thing is, on FreeBSD I could swear auto-closing square brackets worked
> last I used it (though my BSD install is stuck on console mode for now so I
> can't check).
> Am I missing something, is this a bug, or just a feature not present in the
> Windows version?
> Thanks,
> John Berry
> http://jarcane.github.com
> http://try-racket.org
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