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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Scite comes op occasional, almost incidentally, in some support topics.  I have not found a "Scite" topic in the forums, so this is where I will start.  I have recently been using Scite intensively, specifically with a large project and I have certain issues.  I know that Scite is not an AutoIt product, but it is so closely integrated to the core release that it makes sense to raise issues and request support here.  If this is not the right please refer me to the right forum.

Thx :)

 

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

commenting blocks of code

Scite allows the following

 

; this is a comment

If 'x' Then 'y' ; inline comment :)

#comments-start
pit your comment here
#comments-end

If 'a' then 'b'

#cs
another comment
#ce

If 'c' then 'd'

It appears that these are case sensitive, or maybe this is just my installation.

I have the following issue... If I want to mark a whole block quickly, not with the '#comment-start/end' commands, how do I do that?  

At the moment I move with the arrow keys and simply type ';' in the left margin of all the lines I want to block...

Recently, I also find that nested comments become unblocked - I am pretty sure that the previous version did not work like this. EDIT Please note the way the code below appears is NOT the same as it appears on my local computer

#comment-start
If 'z' then 's' ; a comment (correct)

#cs
;this should remain commented
#cs 
; a nested comment
if 'f' then 'g' ; this should remain commented!
#ce
#comments-end

My Scite console output

>"C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE\..\AutoIt3.exe" "C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE\AutoIt3Wrapper\AutoIt3Wrapper.au3" /run /prod /ErrorStdOut /in "C:\AutoIt\blah\getAvatar.au3" /UserParams    
+>11:04:51 Starting AutoIt3Wrapper v.17.224.935.0 SciTE v.3.7.3.0   Keyboard:00000409  OS:WIN_10/  CPU:X64 OS:X64  Environment(Language:0409)  CodePage:0  utf8.auto.check:4
+>         SciTEDir => C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE   UserDir => C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\AutoIt v3\SciTE\AutoIt3Wrapper   SCITE_USERHOME => C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\AutoIt v3\SciTE 
>Running AU3Check (3.3.14.2)

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#3 ·  Posted

48 minutes ago, Skysnake said:

Scite allows the following

Ummm... isn't it AutoIt's syntax? As far as I know, SciTE only does code highlighting and wraps other excellent wrappers like Au3Check :D

I don't get the point of this thread...


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1 hour ago, Skysnake said:

It appears that these are case sensitive, or maybe this is just my installation.

Should not be case sensitive in AutoIt3, so give me an example that doesn't work for you.

1 hour ago, Skysnake said:

At the moment I move with the arrow keys and simply type ';' in the left margin of all the lines I want to block...

I select the lines I want to comment and use Ctrl+Q ...  Much easier.

1 hour ago, Skysnake said:

Recently, I also find that nested comments become unblocked

For me it shows a Nested comment block fine with your shown code. What do you see? Is the first #CE ending both #CS and #CommentStart?
 

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

5 hours ago, TheDcoder said:

I don't get the point of this thread...

Then maybe you should have refrained from commenting, as there are pretty clear questions there?;)

Jos

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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

Thx

I select the lines I want to comment and use Ctrl+Q ... Much easier. 

Will definitely do that in future. :)

What do you see? Is the first #CE ending both #CS and #CommentStart?

Yes, that is a good description.  But only when the inner #cs&#ce pre-exist and I add the #comments-start manually... :(

And here is the pic

nestedcomment.png

Thank you

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#7 ·  Posted

Which version are you running as it works fine for me and I know I have done some changes to it in the current beta available SciLExer.dll ?
Give that one a try when you haven't yet.

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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

Easiest place to see this would be...? The Console output? I do not see the SCITE version info in the console...

BTW - I run this "out of the box" - straight download off the server and onto my computer...

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#9 ·  Posted (edited)

SciTE Menu / Help /About SciTE. ;)
The out-of-the-box version that comes with AutoIt3 or with the extra SciTE4AutoIt3 installer? The About will tell you that too. 

Anyways, as stated, I have made a Beta version available with some fixes for this specific topic. Just rename the current SciLexer.dll and download the current beta version to try. This does require the SciTE4AutoIt3 installer version.

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#10 ·  Posted

Is this enough info?

SciTE
Version 3.7.3 
    Feb 16 2017 21:41:17
by Neil Hodgson.
 Updated by Jos
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#12 ·  Posted

9 minutes ago, Jos said:

so did you try that SciLExer.dll from the Beta download page?=

Just as a side note / question: Whether SciLExer.dll version is related to specyfic SciTE.exe ? In other worlds I want to ask if this Beta sciLExer.dll will be working fine with older SciTE.exe ?

 


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#14 ·  Posted

Good to know.
Thanks.

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