Action

Smart Double Brackets

Posted by @nahumck, Last update about 1 year ago - Unlisted

Steps

  • script

    // Smart bracket key
    
    // If a selection is present, wrap the text in brackets. If no selection, scan text for last bracket and close it if last one was an open bracket, or insert open bracket if not.
    
    var open = "[[";
    var close = "]]";
    
    var range = editor.getSelectedRange();
    var priorText = editor.getTextInRange(0, range[0]);
    
    if (range[1] > 0) { 
     //text selected, wrap it!
     editor.setSelectedText(open + editor.getSelectedText() + close);
     editor.setSelectedRange(range[0] + range[1] + open.length + close.length, 0);
    }
    else {
     // no selection, find last 
     var lastOpen = priorText.lastIndexOf(open);
     var lastClose = priorText.lastIndexOf(close);
     
     if	(lastOpen == -1 || lastClose > lastOpen) { // no close, use open
       editor.setSelectedText(open);
       editor.setSelectedRange(range[0]+open.length, 0);
     }
     else { // close last open
       editor.setSelectedText(close);
       editor.setSelectedRange(range[0]+close.length, 0);
     }
    }

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