Script Indenting?

Peter M. Brigham pmbrig at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 09:18:54 EST 2015


OMG, Jeanne DeVoto! I had no idea you were following this list.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
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On Dec 15, 2015, at 2:09 AM, Jeanne A. E. DeVoto wrote:

> At 1:29 PM +0100 12/12/2015, Lyn Teyla wrote:
>> Some years back, pressing the <Tab> key to trigger indenting used to affect the entire script, but then it got changed to only affect the current handler for some reason.
> 
> 
> This was changed because for very long scripts, indenting the entire script (instead of just one handler) could cause a considerable pause when indenting. (HyperCard did the whole script, but HyperCard also had a 32K limit on a single script.)
> 
> This was quite a while ago, and it's possible that it would not be much of an issue now with faster CPUs. But that's why it changed.
> -- 
> jeanne a. e. devoto
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