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On 5/3/07, CParticle <cparticle / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On May 3, 11:32 am, Gregory Seidman <gsslist+r... / anthropohedron.net>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 11:45:05PM +0900, CParticle wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > > My needs listed below for the curious and to keep the alternate editor
> > > suggestions to a minimum
> > > * Lightweight (smaller is better)
> > > * Cross platform (I use linux at home)
> > > * Free
> > > * Multiple tabs for many open files
> > > * Handles a fair number of language for syntax highlighting
> > > * Customizable (color schemes and added shortcuts for svn use)
> >
> > Vim fulfills all of the requirements you've listed, and it's been my
> editor
> > of choice (counting vi before vim existed) for more than a decade and a
> > half.
> >
> > > Recently I was working with someone on some VBscript and I noticed a
> > > feature that I had forgotten existed in VBscript editors.  That
> > > feature was a drop down box to switch between various functions.  I
> > > know that VBscript is different from Ruby but I was wondering if there
> > > are any Ruby editors that have something similar to traverse class
> > > definitions or blocks or any of the other Ruby structures.
> >
> > > I imagine that a person might be able to customize SCITE to add a
> > > feature like this but aside from not knowing LUA I'm also a relative
> > > coding and Ruby novice.  So I'm asking the group if anyone has seen or
> > > knows of something similar?
> >
> > AFAIK, Vim does not currently have a facility to do that.
> >
> > > C.Particle
> >
> > --Greg
>
> Greg,
>
> Thanks for you comment about VIM I have used it and currently have it
> configured to do Ruby Syntax highlighting.  I don't use often as I'm
> mostly working from the GUI not in a shell but I do like it and the
> way does some things.  I do know that GVIM exists to but I've never
> really been attracted to it as a GUI.
>
> The feature I was asking about was what I was really interested in.
> I'm happy with SCITE but I'm always looking at new software and I was
> interested in seeing a Ruby version of that VBscript feature.
>
> Again Thanks
>
> CParticle
>
>
> fwiw,

1. run ctags
2. start vim
3. ESC :tag <TAB>. Repeatedly hitting tab will cycle thru the list

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