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Extend ST3 Project Tagging

Postby chrisguilbeau on Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:38 am

I'd like goto symbol in project to work with a few custom data-structures in our python code. I was wondering if there was a way to add regular expressions to things the tagger matches. Is this possible? If so, how does one do it?
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Re: Extend ST3 Project Tagging

Postby freewizard on Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:37 am

Same Q here, should I change the syntax files to get that?
using Sublime Text 3 dev in OS X 10.8
my ST packages: https://github.com/freewizard
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Re: Extend ST3 Project Tagging

Postby FichteFoll on Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:32 am

Technically, yes, but it's not as easy as you'd expect.

You need to do 2 different things:
  1. Copy the "Python.tmLanguage" syntax definition and modify it. Yes, this is the toughest part, but if you want to highlight your own "data-structures" you have to add a highlighter for them.

    See http://docs.sublimetext.info/en/latest/ ... xdefs.html for a brief description (and tutorial).

  2. Create a .tmPreferences file with your specific selector and add a "showInSymbolList" key. See "Packages/Python/Symbol List.tmPreferences" for a good example on this.

    Sadly, there are no docs available for this but I intend to write some soon(tm).
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Re: Extend ST3 Project Tagging

Postby fjl on Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:54 am

Here's an example tmPreferences file:

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
    <string>Macro Symbols</string>
        <string>s/^/Macro: /</string>
        <string>s/^/Macro: /</string>
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