[fpc-devel] Re: [fpc-l] type discussion

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich at compuserve.de
Sat Jun 4 10:45:55 CEST 2005

Jamie McCracken wrote:

> Those lazarus tools are great but they require advance knowledge of
> those tools that new users wont have (at least somebody using lazarus
> for the first time is not going to know all the keyboard shortcuts). Not
> having to rely on hacks around the coding inefficiency of a language
> with keyboard shortcuts is always a plus in my book too.

Editors with macro capabilities are not hacks, and the shortcuts for
macro invocations are not built into the editors. You'll need equivalent
macros for maintaining an indentation structure, and, even worse, you're
almost lost without such macros, due to the lack of redundancy!


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