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From Jeremy Heiler <jeremyhei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Displaying tabs in TextArea
Date Mon, 08 Nov 2010 22:13:13 GMT
Thanks Greg.

If you get around to it, could you send me the diff? I would really
like to see where the change was made.

On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 7:42 AM, Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com> wrote:
> Good question. TextArea doesn't currently support tab stops. It's kind of a pain and
didn't seem worth the effort.
> However, as you noted, the Tab key is currently ignored, which may be confusing to users.
It would be fairly easy to insert some number of spaces when the Tab key is pressed (I almost
always configure my text editor to do this). I'll prototype it and see how it turns out.
> G
> On Nov 6, 2010, at 11:32 PM, Jeremy Heiler wrote:
>> Hi everyone, my name is Jeremy, and I am developing a text editor with
>> Pivot. I have set up a basic application that loads a file into a
>> TextArea, and so far working with Pivot has been very nice.
>> My first question is, how can I display tabs in a TextArea? it seems
>> like they're either ignored or are simply not visual. I am also
>> looking how to insert tabs, but I assume that has to do with messing
>> with the listener for focusing. I haven't looked too much into that
>> yet, but any hints would be appreciated!
>> Thanks,
>> //Jeremy

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