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asked 2021-05-17 14:36:36 -0500

gemisigo gravatar image

updated 2021-05-18 07:16:41 -0500

What is the command for Source > Rewrap text? I want to assign a hotkey to it (besides the obvious Alt+s, w on Windows) but couldn't find the command.

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answered 2021-05-17 14:40:46 -0500

It's fill-paragraph. We probably should expose it also under some more findable name... this naming dates from the early days of Wing 20+ years ago and comes from emacs, which was the first supported editor personality.

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Good idea, I definitely wouldn't guess that one. Thanks for the hint!

gemisigo gravatar image gemisigo  ( 2021-05-17 16:00:53 -0500 )edit

The command will also be available as wrap-selection in Wing 8.0.0.5+ but we'll keep the old name around as well.

Wingware Support gravatar image Wingware Support  ( 2021-05-18 07:35:42 -0500 )edit

Great! Do you have an ETA for 8.0.0.5?

gemisigo gravatar image gemisigo  ( 2021-05-18 09:43:31 -0500 )edit

A couple of weeks, probably. Note that you can just use the command name fill-paragraph and that will keep working. Also Wing 8 is still early-access (i.e. not stable) right now and that will also be true of 8.0.0.5.

Wingware Support gravatar image Wingware Support  ( 2021-05-18 13:07:12 -0500 )edit

That sounds great! My trial will expire in a few days and I plan on purchasing a non-commercial perpetual license. Will that allow me to keep using Wing 8 or is it for Wing 7 only?

gemisigo gravatar image gemisigo  ( 2021-05-18 16:00:51 -0500 )edit

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