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Re: CamelHump word movement in Emacs

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: CamelHump word movement in Emacs
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 09:57:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

have you considered "c-subword-mode"?


Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi all,
> in many editors for "modern" programming languages like Java or C#, the
> normal word movement commands also stop on CamelHumps.  This is very
> convenient, because nowadays the convention for identifiers names more
> and more turns to using camelCaseNaming.
> Here's an example:
>   int foo_bar_baz() {}
> With the usual forward/backward-word commands, point always stops at the
> _ (when moving forward) or the first char of the component word (when
> moving backward).  I really like that behavior.
> Unfortunately, it doesn't work if the function uses camelCase naming.
>   int fooBarBaz() {}
> Here, forward/backward-word jump over the complete identifier.  What I
> would really like to have, was that those commands move point to the
> capital letters (the 2 Bs), too.
> IMO, that would be the right thing to do, because camelCase is nearly
> never used for something else than separating words.
> What do you think?
> Bye,
> Tassilo

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