CDT/C editor enhancements/Selection expansion
This is a problem page. Please treat it as a discussion page and feel free to insert your comments anywhere. My open questions are in bold--Tomasz Wesołowski 17:39, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
The programmer often needs to select a block of code - usually a specific block like a declaration or a part of an expression. A convenient improvement introduced in JDT allows to make such a selection very quickly - by moving the cursor into a desired place and expanding the selection upwards through the AST to cover the expected range. C/C++ programmers would find this feature as useful as in Java.
Importance: 2/5 --Tomasz Wesołowski 17:39, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
1/5 --Jens Elmenthaler
3/5 --Marc-Andre Laperle
Please append your opinion here.
The behaviour in CDT would match the behaviour in JDT - expand the selection one node upwards, forward or back according to the AST.
Bug 223052 requests this feature.