Hi Jaap!

I looked at the code and see what you mean :-)

When you work on  that code, may I suggest you add just one callback for "key 
pressed" that can be utilised from plugins? With that callback I could quite 
easily implement my planed behaviour, just like an autoformat plugin.

Nik



Am Freitag, 13. Februar 2015 schrieb Jaap Karssenberg:
> Hi Nikolaus,
> 
> Afraid this will not be an easy thing to hack. The code you need to look at
> is the method "do_key_press_event" in the file zim/gui/pageview.py .
> 
> Be warned that this is a part of the code that is high on my list for
> re-factoring to iron out bugs and hacks. So not easy to modify, and hacks
> will not be stable towards future releases.
> 
> Changing behavior on entering a number can be done. Challenge will be to
> correctly detect the "environment" of the cursor, so you know what behavior
> to trigger when.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Jaap
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 7:03 PM, Nikolaus Klepp <dr.kl...@gmx.at> wrote:
> 
> > Hi!
> >
> > I use zim for elementary school children. Now I'd like to get it working
> > for basic arithmetics and I'm kind of stuck. Maybe you could direct me
> > where I should get working on the code?
> >
> > I'd like to let the user build calulations like these, where the numbers
> > align "magicly" in the same way like you'd write it on paper, i.e.:
> > - numbers use monospaced font
> > - line is right aligned
> > - numbers are entered left-to-right
> > - numbers in the line under the summation-line are entered right-to-left
> >
> > example:
> >         123
> >          45
> >         ---
> >         168
> >
> >          123
> >         4567
> >         ----
> >         4690
> >
> > To a monospaced font, I added to .config/zim/style.conf:
> >         [Tag indent]
> >         foreground=#000080
> >         family=monospace
> > which takes perfectly care about entering "atithmetic mode".
> >
> > Now thew hard part:
> > The user types: "<tab>123<return>4"
> > ZIM diplays:
> > <tab>123
> > <tab><space><space>4
> >
> > the user continues: "5"
> > ZIM diplays:
> > <tab>123
> > <tab><space>45
> >
> > the user continues: "<return>-<return>"
> > ZIM diplays:
> > <tab>123
> > <tab><space>45
> > <tab>---
> > <tab>
> >
> > the user continues: "8"
> > ZIM diplays:
> > <tab>123
> > <tab><space>45
> > <tab>---
> > <tab><space><space>8
> >
> > the user continues: "6"
> > ZIM diplays:
> > <tab>123
> > <tab><space>45
> > <tab>---
> > <tab><space>68
> >
> > the user continues: "1"
> > ZIM diplays:
> > <tab>123
> > <tab><space>45
> > <tab>---
> > <tab>168
> >
> > So, where should I start hacking?
> >
> > Nik
> >
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