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Re: selection highlight

Scott RoLanD <shr@xxxxxx> writes:

> I am using zsh 3.0.0 with gjb's patch for colored tab-completion
> (thanks gjb!!!) on Solaris using emacs keys...

You're welcome.  Glad you like it.  In case anyone else is looking for
this, it's at the patches link off my home page.


> Playing around with xemacs -nw the other day, I realized that I would
> like the same selection highlight that it provides in zsh.
> So, what I want is, when I am editing a command line and hit
> control-space to start a selection, as I move around I would like the
> selection to be highlighted in reverse-screen.
> Has anyone looked in to this? Anyone want to tackle it, or point me in
> the right direction?

I don't know of any patches that do this, but ZLE (the zsh line editor)
could probably be improved to support the feature without too much
work.   Check out the Src/zle_*.c files.

Greg J. Badros
Seattle, WA  USA

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