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Ivo Sabev

30 Jun, 2016 10:20 AM

It would be lovely if we could SHIFT+TAB to reverse the tabulation. Also CMD + [ and CMD + ] to change tabulation would be nice.

A couple of other very useful commands would:
- be multiple cursors with CMD + Mouse Click (Atom)
- select multiple lines and CMD + SHIFT + L to create multiple cursors on each selected line (Sublime Text)
- select word and CMD+D the next occurrence of the selected word (Atom)

Keep the good work!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Konstantin Erok... on 04 Jul, 2016 08:49 AM

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    Hello Ivo,

    actually the ⇥ and ⇧⇥ shortcuts already works to indent/un-indent list elements (lists, checkboxes). This could not be applied to normal text because the user could want to use a real tabulation (the ⇧⇥ could be used but it would be inconsistent without the counterpart). We will think about the ⌘[ and ⌘].

    The commands you are suggesting are very code-editor related. At the moment there is no plan to adding something like this but I write down them for future plannings.

    Thank you very much for the feedback,

    have an awesome day!

  2. 2 Posted by Ivo Sabev on 04 Jul, 2016 08:56 AM

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    I don't really agree with your arguments, you may see how MacDown ( operates, which is one of the most popular
    Markdown editors out there. Shift+Tab doesn't cause any problems for
    tabulations there.


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Konstantin Erok... on 04 Jul, 2016 09:18 AM

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    Hello again,

    thank you for the follow up.

    I tried the application you have suggested and found some inconsistent behaviours in just a couple of minutes (only pressing ⇥ and ⇧⇥). I attach you the videos I made to this comment.

    Another important thing is that Bear is not intended as a MD editor; it has some markup capabilities but it is a beautiful writing and note-taking application syncing between devices.

    Have a wonderful day!

  4. 4 Posted by joehenry087 on 05 Apr, 2018 02:44 AM

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    Bumping this because the multiple cursors feature would be very useful.

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