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Rebind tab key
Edited by Stromberg on Reason: Initial post
I want to rebind the tab key in code mode, cause I often use languages that are not bracket based.
I tried this and it does not work for me.

 1 2 3 4 5 begin_map(context, mapid_file); { bind(context, '\t', MDFR_NONE, write_character); } end_map(context); 

my other keybindings do work.
Simon Anciaux
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Rebind tab key
mapid_file is for text file, not code. Try with default_code_map instead.
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Rebind tab key
Thanks, that works great :D
I'm wondering though I have this

 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 begin_map(context, mapid_file); { bind(context, key_del, MDFR_SHIFT, delete_line); bind(context, 'a', MDFR_CTRL, select_all); bind(context, ' ', MDFR_CTRL, word_complete); } end_map(context); 

and those work fine in the code mode, how do I "know" which one I should use?
Simon Anciaux
1051 posts
Rebind tab key
mapid_default_code_map is used by files with the extensions specified in the config.4coder file. The treat_as_code value that defaults to .cpp.c.hpp.h.cc.cs.java.rs.glsl.m .

File with other extensions will use mapid_file.

mapid_default_code_map inherits mapid_file's bindings. Meaning that any binding that is present in mapid_file will be present in mapid_default_code_map unless you overwrite it in mapid_default_code_map. It was probably why remapping tab didn't work since it's bound to autocomplete in mapid_default_code_map by default.
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Rebind tab key
I see, thanks a lot for clearing it up :)