WinSQL » Knowledge base

Document information

Document ID:814
Subject:How can I change the behavior of the editor
Creation date:7/29/09 4:46 PM
Last modified on:7/29/09 4:46 PM


Details


To change the behavior of the editor in WinSQL, click Edit/Option on the main menu and then select Editor Options

The table below shows a description of each option.

Option

Description

Auto indent mode

Positions the cursor under the first nonblank character of the preceding nonblank line when you press Enter.?

Insert mode

Inserts text after any selection

Use tab character

Inserts the Tab character into the text when the user presses Tab button. If False, spaces are inserted instead.

Smart tab

Tabs to the first non-whitespace character in the preceding line.

Optimal fill

Begins every autoindented line with the minimum number of characters possible, using tabs and spaces as necessary.

Backspace unindents

Aligns the insertion point to the previous indentation level (outdents it) when you press Backspace, if the cursor is on the first nonblank character of a line.

Show Gutter

Displays a non-editable area on the left hand side that can hold line numbers

Highlight matching brackets

Highlights matching brackets when cursor is in between two brackets

Cursor through tabs

Enables the arrow keys to move the cursor to the logical spaces within each tab character.

Group undo

Undoes your last editing command as well as any subsequent editing commands of the same type, if you press Alt+Backspace.????????

Cursor beyond EOF

Allows positioning the cursor beyond end-of-file.??????????

Cursor beyond EOL

Allows positioning the cursor beyond end-of-line.

Keep trailing blanks

Keeps any blanks you might have at the end of a line.

Persistent blocks

Keeps marked blocks selected even when the cursor is moved, until a new block is selected.

Line numbers in gutter

Displays line numbers in the gutter area

Overwrite blocks

Overwrites selected text with new text

Enable selection

Enables selection

Enables dragging

Allows moving text by dragging it to a new position

Enable search highlight

Highlights text when using Find/Replace

Force cut and copy enabled

If selected, cut/copy operations will be enabled even if there is no text currently selected. Actually, it will clear the clipboard if the user tries to perform the cut/copy operation having not selected any text.

Word Wrap

Wraps the line to the next line if it is too long






Add a comment to this document

Do you have a helpful tip related to this document that you'd like to share with other users? Please add it below. Your name and tip will appear at the end of the document text.
Your name:
Your email:
Hide my email address
Verification code:
Enter the verification code you see above more submitting your tip
Tip:Please limit tips to 1000 characters

Navigation

Social Media

Powered by 10MinutesWeb.com