Bug 4561 - Ctrl+Backspace removes too much text
Summary: Ctrl+Backspace removes too much text
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-04-20 11:05 UTC by Simon Lindgren
Modified: 2012-04-20 11:22 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Simon Lindgren 2012-04-20 11:05:42 UTC
Ctrl+Backspace removes too much text when it is performed on an empty line.

It would be better if it only removed text back to the first non whitespace character if the removal spans a line ending. Alternatively, it should only remove one line ending and place the cursor at the correctly indented column on the previous line. I think I would prefer the first alternative though.

Example (cursor marked with $):

public Identity ForDynamicParameters (Type type)
	var i = 0;


Actual after:
public Identity ForDynamicParameters (Type type)
	var i = $

Expected after:
public Identity ForDynamicParameters (Type type)
	var i = 0;$

Or alternatively:
public Identity ForDynamicParameters (Type type)
	var i = 0;
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-04-20 11:22:10 UTC
Not this discussion again.

It's defined by gedit, it behaves like we do.

If you want something more in line with the windows behaviour try to set the word break mode to 'SharpDevelop' in the Behavior panel.