Bug 3959 - insert matching brace operates inside string literals too
Summary: insert matching brace operates inside string literals too
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-03-18 12:30 UTC by Csaba Halász
Modified: 2012-03-19 05:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Csaba Halász 2012-03-18 12:30:47 UTC
Example: suppose you were trying to type a string literal "don't":
string foo = "don<caret here>"
Pressing ' at this point, inserts two apostrophes, with the caret positioned between them:
string foo = "don'<caret here>'"

Matching braces inside string literals should be disabled, at least optionally.
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-03-19 05:40:44 UTC