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Re: :zz: Easy: definition of "mark" ops, d.mark & d.list
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- Subject: Re: :zz: Easy: definition of "mark" ops, d.mark & d.list
- From: Gossamer <gossamer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 22:10:35 +1000
- In-reply-to: <188.8.131.52.19980629234416.01451e10@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from Ted Nelson on Mon, Jun 29, 1998 at 11:44:16PM +0900
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Ted Nelson wrote:
> The idea is that bunches of things can be marked,
> and each bunch has a separate list on d.marklist
> (maybe it should be d.listmarks?)-- so that a cell
> can be marked variously in different bunches.
The way I am imagining this is it's sorta like regular highlighting,
only instead of doing it with just yellow you have a whole bunch of
pens. So then you can go back and say "Do X to all the bits I marked
red". Does that make sense?
Except of course, with ZigZag, the "colours" are m.1 m.2 ... etc.
The part I'm not sure about is the marklist part ... I feel like I'm
being dumb. "A separate list on d.marklist" -- how do I do that?
Also, what keys would I set it to? Or no keys at all? At the moment
I just have M and m mapped to marking and unmarking in m.1.
Feeling proud she's half-implemented mark when
she didn't think she could.
: Gossamer gossamer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx | Xanadoodler
: http://www.tertius.net.au/~gossamer/ | And proud of it :)
: Things are only impossible until they are not. -- Picard, ST:TNG
[Kept for ref]
> >> m, M => extends a cursorlike cell in d.mark.
> >> By default, it will contain the characters "m.1"
> >> for the first marked sequence.
> >> Each time this is done, such a cell will be extended
> >> in d.mark from the marked cell.
> >> (Presumably these are clones.)
> >> Meanwhile, all these cells containing "m.1"
> >> will be put on a list in d.marklist.