Re: matchparen doesn't work across long folds
- On 2008-02-21, Erik Falor <ewfalor@...> wrote:
> On 2/21/08, Gary Johnson <garyjohn@...> wrote:I installed your plugin at about the same time that Bram's message
> The matchparen feature stops highlighting the matching "paren"
> character when the number of buffer lines between the two parens
> exceeds the screen height, even when some of those lines are folded
> so that both parens are visible on the screen simultaneously. This
> makes it difficult to find matching braces in C code, for example,
> when viewing long functions in which inner blocks have been folded.
> brace is not highlighted.
> As an enhancement request after this is fixed, it would be nice if
> that limit of 100 lines above or below the cursor could be
> user-settable for when looking at really long blocks of code
> containing folds.
> I have written a plugin that addresses this deficiency, and adds extra
> functionality to the matchparen feature.
> I tested it out using the demonstration you provided, and verified that it
> did correctly highlight the opening brace. I actually removed the 100 line
> completely from the
> code, so that the entirety of the file may be scanned looking
> for the matching brace. I suppose that I could code that back in and expose it
> as a user-configurable option. However, after months of use I haven't found
> it to be a problem.
> You can try this out and see if it works well enough for your needs.
arrived. I'm testing his now, but I'll give yours a whirl later.
Thanks very much.
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