Bug 2396 - Block commenting behaviour is different between VS and MD
Summary: Block commenting behaviour is different between VS and MD
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-12-07 13:09 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2011-12-07 15:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Alan McGovern 2011-12-07 13:09:55 UTC
Something to look at in future is that MD has different default behaviour when it comes to commenting out a block of code. If i highlight a bunch of lines and choose 'comment' from the right click context menu this is what happens:

//      {
//          MD Comment Style
//      }

Where as Visual Studio will do:

        //    VS comment Style

If people work on the same codebase using both IDEs it creates an inconsistent layout of code. It'd be nice if this matched VS and/or was configurable. But it's a feature which can wait until we stabilise 2.9.x
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2011-12-07 13:31:22 UTC
We had this discussion about that already -  I think ours is better because it's easier to see & it's consistent. 

VS.NET always does comment at indent level - we do always comment it at the 1st line. We don't need to copy all VS.NET behaviour - java IDEs for example do comment at 1st column, therefore they're "prior art".