On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 12:43 PM, David Thrane Christiansen <da...@davidchristiansen.dk> wrote: > Hi Stephen, > >> I’ve noticed some list members use other editors or IDE’s. >> >> I know two big reasons for using a complex tool is it’s stickiness factors; >> normally a combination of familiarity (hence speed) with a lot of powerful >> features and non-transportable customisation. >> >> Putting stickiness factors aside, what features in other editors/IDE’s >> would you like to see in DrRacket?
Multiple cursor mode. cf http://emacsrocks.com/e13.html I don't use it all the time but when I use it it's much easier than the alternatives. > 2. The macro stepper is extremely handy when it works, and being able to > inspect syntax objects in the interactions pane is wonderful when the > macro stepper doesn't work. Offtopic: This is the one big feature that I've tried DrRacket for, but I've never been able to make it work. Everything gets reduced to lambdas instead of more high-level forms so that long before I actually see anything useful I get a giant mess. Maybe I don't understand it well enough, or maybe there's something I need to do differently with it? I was expecting to just keep clicking the 'step' button; is there any sort of context or etc that I need to establish first? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.