Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

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Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby dedun » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:45 pm

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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby Aivars » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:59 pm

I'll add the suggestion to the list.
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby G-Sun » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:46 pm

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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby nikkil » Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:51 pm

Looks very nice. Count me in here please. I think it would save us a lot of time when using this.
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby FrankC » Fri May 31, 2013 12:44 pm

+1 from me, too. And while you're at at, Aivars, may I suggest another code formatting feature? Which is to make WeBuilder line up the contents of the elements with the opening tags, like Notepad++ does, too: WeBuilder, Notepad++.

I'd say it looks very neat and very professional.

(BTW: I wanted to add the images in the normal phpBB way, using the Img button, but that doesn't work? I get the word 'image', but no actual image?)
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby FrankC » Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:52 pm

Since it has been more than a year that this request was posted, and everyone would benefit from it, regardless of the coding language, I hope folks don't mind that I bump it. The images should make clear what I mean (WeBuilder and Notepad++, respectively). It concerns the outlining of the code, not the font type.

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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby FrankC » Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:37 pm

I must say I am quite disappointed to see that the 'Align selection' plugin does not do what is depicted in my above post. The vertical dotted lines, which are now included in WB 2015, is not what I meant. I meant the vertical outlining of text within tags.

Was it really that difficult to make such a plugin? In fact, the announcement that WeBuilder 2015 would come with the 'Align selection' plugin was the main reason for me to upgrade.
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby IceTater » Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:51 pm

+1 for more readable word wrap, indent successive continuation lines by 1 or 2 under the initial line that is wrapped.
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby chikega » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:24 am

+ 1 for Same-level alignment wrap indentation.

Webuilder 2016 is awesome, except for the word wrap feature. It throws everything to the left margin which makes for messy looking code in my humble opinion.

The following editors, that I have tested, allow same-level alignment wrap indentation:

Notepad++
Komodo Edit 9
Ultraedit
Atom
Brackets
Visual Studio Code
Espresso
Sublime Text
Coda 2
BBedit (TextWrangler)

The following editors do not seem to have this option:
Webuilder 2016 :(
Netbeans IDE 8.1
Coffee Cup HTML Editor
Chocolat
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby FrankC » Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:09 am

Another year has passed, but still this feature has not been realized. (I'm using WB 2016 in the meantime, but cannot alter my signature anymore.) I would very much appreciate a(nother) reply by one of the WB folks as to the status of it. Especially because the above post makes clear that it shouldn't be rocket science, looking at how many editors do have this feature. And it has gotten quite a few +1s.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby pety » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:48 am

+100
Notepad++ is free software and it looks pro.
Webuilder is paid software and in some aspects looks very poor.

I realy asked myself: are notepad++ beter software developers?
And the answer is given by product itself.

Any of your defensive arguments will be smashed by product itself. Soryy, that's the truth.
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby Aivars » Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:31 am

A feature like this will never be added mid-version, it changes way too much behavior both internally and from user-perspective. The status is: we have not decided yet whether we will add it or not in the next major version, although personally I am in favor of it and will speak for it.
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Re: Smarter word wrap - like in Notepad++

Postby FrankC » Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:48 pm

Thanks, too, for this reply, much appreciated. And I understand that we will have to wait for the next major version. When is that scheduled to be released? (Does WB have a certain month in which major upgrades are released?)
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